Artwork : ArchiveNo00095

Birthday Book 1885






Contributor Name Marjorie Burton
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Location Cosham
Collection Date 22.02.08 12.55pm
Artefact Name Birthday Book
Artefact Description An illustrated birthday book with quotations from Longfellow. Printed in London, Peacock, Mansfield and Britton, 18 Salisbury Square. Leather-bound and gold on paper.
Artefact Date 1885
Artefact Stored By my chair, in sitting room.
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken Paper from the bind
Sample Image

History of Artefact It belonged to Marjorie’s mother. Family and friends birthdays are listed.

Previous Owners Mother
Special Memories ‘I realise from looking in here that people didn’t live very long. Today people seem to live forever!’
‘I wouldn’t want to part with this book. I am sentimental about some things but other things just make me feel that it’s the past and it’s gone’.
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