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Mary Harmsworth

This is the bookplate of Geraldine Mary Maffatt (1832-1925) who in 1864 married Alfred Harmsworth, a British barrister. She gave birth to 14 children, three of whom died in infancy. Amongst the children who survived were: Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe; Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere; Cecil Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth; Sir Leicester Harmsworth; and Sir Hildebrand Harmsworth.

Date: 1900
Plate size: trimmed
Design: 82 x 64 mm max.
Credit: INV W.P.B. (William Phillips Barrett)
Designer: J.A.C. Harrison (engraved the garden) & G. Vize
Proof: AH
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