Carmalt Jones and Fitchett Memorial bookplate.

Date Created

1944

Identifier

University of Otago Medical Library - NZ Colln Jnls
d470

Publisher

Otago University Medical Students

Description

On the retirement of Professors D. W. Carmalt Jones and Professor F. Fitchett, a sum of 300 pounds was collected by graduates of the Medical School to commemorate the services of these two eminent teachers. The graduates stated that the sum was to be invested and that the interest was to be used to purchase books for the Medical Library. It was suggested that special labels be printed and inserted in the books purchased from the fund. The bookplates were designed by a well-known Dunedin artist, Mabel McIndoe. In the design, the border of the Maori rafter pattern, Ngutukura, marks the plate as being essentially New Zealand. The book and torch denoted a school of learning and the light of knowledge. The snake was used as the emblem of medicine.

Contributor

Medical Students

Format

Bookplates

Temporal Coverage

Source

NZ Colln Jnls, D, Digest, v. 2, no. 5, Oct 1944, fp. 28

Files

d470.jpg

Citation

McIndoe, Mabel, 1872-1956, “Carmalt Jones and Fitchett Memorial bookplate.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed January 29, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5923.