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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Album, Photograph


Accession number: B.205
Category: Memorabilia
Date: 1869
Materials: leather; paper; mother of pearl
Measurements: 15.5 cm L x 11.5 cm W x 5 cm Thick
Marks/Label: note on inside written on lined paper: "This album was presented to me as a birthday gift in the year 1869 while we were lying in Cardiff Roads on our way to New Orleansin the ship [???] waiting for wind and weather [?] [?] grand party of jolly friends 
Anna Gillmore"
Narrative: presented to Anna Gillmore as a birthday present in 1869 while on a ship in Cardiff "waiting for Wind and Weather"
Description: leather bound photo album; thin diamond shaped mother of pearl decorating the cover; cheap brass closure; leather spine; note card taped on the inside cover; black shiny back cover; stiff frame pages; each frame has gold lines as their border; photographs removed