Book, Heart of the Desert by J.C. Parcell; James Crombie Parcell; 1951; CR2016.0...

Name/Title

Book, Heart of the Desert by J.C. Parcell

About this object

Book, Heart of the Desert by J.C. Parcell. This copy, published 1951 was presented to Hon D.C. (David Coutts) Seath, Minister of Internal Affairs at the Official Opening of the celebrations to mark the Centennial of the Borough of Cromwell 13th August 1966. It tells the history of the Cromwell and Bannockburn Districts of Central Otago with several photos and was one of a series published under the auspices of the Otago Centennial Historical Committee by Whitcombe and Tombs. The inscription on the first page has been signed by the Mayor, Town Clerk and eight Councillors. It is also signed by the author.

Maker

James Crombie Parcell

Maker Role

Author

Maker

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.

Maker Role

Publisher

Date Made

1951

Period

1950s

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard
Fabric

Inscription and Marks

On first page - Presented to the Hon D. C. Seath Minister of Internal Affairs on the occasion of the Official Opening of the Celebrations to mark the Centennial of the Borough of Cromwell 13/8/66. The capital letters have been drawn over in green ink.
Signed by the author "With the authors compliments' signed J C Parcel 13 Aug 1966"

Measurements

L 220mm X W 140mm X D 30mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Cromwell history

Subject and Association Keywords

Bannockburn history

Subject and Association Keywords

Commemorative object

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2016.003

Copyright Licence  

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