Commemorative Book

DLSPH Collection · Public Health

Accession Number: 2016.phlt.1.131

Description:

A large black book with borders embossed on the cover in gold.

Several inside pages have been elaborately illuminated in coloured ink.

Facing pages are protected by onion skin pages to protect the ink from staining the opposite page.

An inside page contains an illuminated, colourized image of Sir William Gage.

This book was commissioned by the Directors of the W. J. Gage & Company Limited to commemorate the death of Sir William Gage on January 14th, 1921.

Primary Materials: Paper, cardboard.

Dimensions (cm): ***

Condition:

Very Good. The edges of some are the onion skin pages are damaged.

Date of Manufacture: 1921