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Goldwork embroidered bible in Balliol Library

Literally a labour of love, the binding of this bible was hand embroidered by Pauline Johnstone in memory of her husband, Kenneth Roy Johnstone (Balliol 1921). It was given to the college in 1978. I had worked in the college library for some years before I was shown this beautiful piece and since then I […]

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