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Pocket Bible

Date: c 1900
Dimensions:
Overall: 120 × 80 × 45 mm
Medium: Bronze, velvet, gold leaf, ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Mission to Seafarers
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Bible
Object No: 00054909

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    Description
    Pocket Bible - The Holy Bible, Old and New Testaments, 1844 edition. This exquisite small, red velvet and brass edged bible with delicate clasp and gold page edges is incscribed in the front; To C. Nicol from her brother Andrew
    It also has family history details hand written in the front and rear cover pages that dates from 1810 to 1909. The bible was carried through several generations of seafaring families.
    SignificanceAn excellent and evocative example of a sailor's pocket bible
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Pocket Bible

    Collection title: Mission to Seafarers collection

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