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Series number: 20455 
Title: Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales 
Start date: 12 Dec 1885 
End date: 03 Nov 1890 
Contents start date: 12 Dec 1885 
Contents end date: 03 Nov 1890 

Descriptive note:

This series of albums contain illuminated addresses that were presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales between 1885 and 1890.

The volumes are numbered numerically with the following inscription on the cover and spine of the volumes: 'Addresses presented to Lord Carrington Governor of New South Wales'. Each volume contains an index at the front of the album recording who an address was from and the page number.

All the albums feature a tooled leather binding, gilt-edged pages, and cloth-hinged leaves. The albums all contain the same decorative patterns on the cover and spine.

The majority of the volumes have the following dimensions: 575mm x 460mm. The physical description of the following albums differ slightly to the rest:

Volume number 1 is smaller in size, the albums dimensions are 410mm x 320mm x 65mm. The cover contains an engraved rectangular brass plate depicting the Carrington family crest and motto 'Tenax in Fide' (Steadfast in Faith). The brass plate has the name H.G. Sturges engraved at the bottom. The first volume also contains the gilt inscription 'John Sands 374 George St. Sydney' and the year '1886'.

Volume number 2 is also smaller in size, the dimensions are 525mm x 390mm x 115mm. The cover contains an engraved circular brass plate depicting the Carrington family crest and motto 'Tenax in Fide' (Steadfast in Faith). The second volume also contains the gilt inscription 'Containing Colonial views, flowers, birds & insects' and the year '1886'.

Volume number 5 contains a brass lock on the side of the volume. The lock has the engraved name 'Bramar London' on the top of the lock.

Volume 11 was not received by State Records.

 

Home location: This series is held at Western Sydney Records Centre. 
Format: Albums 

Images:
None

Arrangement: Numerical 
Bridging aids:  
Copies: Digital copies of 3 volumes are available through Archives Investigator. 
Item control status: Items lists are available electronically. 

Creating agency:
None

Current agency responsible:
1767 Governor  

Preceding series:
None

Succeeding series:
None

Related series:
None

Controlling series:
None

Controlled series:
None

Activities documented by this series:
None

Persons creating this series:
283 Carington, Charles Robert  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 

Record items in this series:
1 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  01 Jan 1886 ~ 31 Dec 1886 
2 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  01 Jan 1886 ~ 31 Dec 1886 
3 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
4 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
5 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
6 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
7 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
8 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
9 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
10 Album of Addresses presented to Lord Carrington as Governor of New South Wales  12 Dec 1885 ~ 03 Nov 1890 
   
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