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Bookmark; Ann Harrison; 12 Jan 1832; XHC.15

Bookmark; Ann Harrison; 12 Jan 1832; XHC.15
Bookmark; Ann Harrison; 12 Jan 1832; XHC.15Bookmark; Ann Harrison; 12 Jan 1832; XHC.15
Name/Title
Bookmark
About this object
Wooden bookmark; carved with intricate geometrical intaglio designs. It is shaped as a slightly curved piece of wood, with paddle-shaped ends, and features a clam shell design on one side. The inscribed text reads 'When This You See / Remember Me /. Ann Harrison. Jan 12th 1832'.

It is unknown who exactly Ann Harrison is and how she is connected to Hurworth, but it is assumed this item was made by a child in the tradition of a sampler. A sampler is produced as a test or demonstration of skill in handicrafts, generally in relation to embroidery.

For more information about Hurworth Cottage, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
12 Jan 1832
Medium and Materials
wood
Measurements
21.5 x 2.2 x 2cm
Credit Line
Collection of Hurworth Cottage, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Object Type
Bookmark
Object number
XHC.15

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Ann Harrison
bookmark
carved
clam
intaglio
wooden


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