Book: The Ormondville Christmas Annual 1885

Webb, Henry Hay
Webb, Annie Millicent
Webb, Anthony James
Webb, Edith Constance
Webb, Alice Frances
Webb, Elizabeth M. L.
Webb, Edmondson
Webb, Maria
Webb, Mary Flora
Webb, Cecil James
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The book of essays is titled: The Ormondville Christmas Annual, 1885. Intermingled with the essays are pen sketches.
The list of essays are titled:
A Sermon preached before the Synod of the Diocese of Waiapu by the Reverend A S Webb, 29 September 1885.
Objects found on the sea shore at Napier by Annie Millicent Webb. Above the title is a sketch titled: The Bluff Napier. At the end of the essay is a sketch of Solander Island, the first land we sighted in New Zealand.
Our House and Grounds at Ormondville by Edith Constance Webb. There are two sketches titled: The expulsion of Cholmondeley from the garden and view of our house from the back garden.
The Life of Cholmondeley by Alice F Webb - a poem. At the end is a sketch titled: And Jock the Makotoku horse did have a feed of chaff so coarse.
New Zealand Recreations by Elizabeth Dora Webb. At the end of the essay is a sketch showing two people riding horses.
The Noble Savage by Edmondson Webb. In the middle of the essay is a sketch of a man on a horse.
Napier Described by Mary F Webb.
Ormondville by Mrs A S Webb. In the middle of the essay are two sketches. The first shows a team of eight bullocks pulling a dray. In front stands a man and a dog. The second is a sketch of the church and the Webb house.
On the first page of the book is a sketch of Ormondville and at the back is a key to the buildings shown in the sketch.
Some of the the sketches are signed J W. This is Jim Webb. Others are signed H H Webb (Tom) James Webb.
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Hard cover with a hand made pink linen covering. On the front is a sketch with the title. Handwritten with black ink on paper.
Height x Width: 235 x 280mm
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from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
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m99/78/359, 86120


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