Book, Heart of the Desert by J.C. Parcell; James Crombie Parcell; 1951; CR2016.0...
Book, Heart of the Desert by J.C. ParcellAbout 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
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"
L 220mm X W 140mm X D 30mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type