Leather cover address book presented to Canon Shoobridge. Created 1911.
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“Ellen Nora Payne – Woodcarver of Tasmania” by Russell Atkinson – page 55
“The retirement of Canon Shoobridge from Holy Trinity church after thirty-five years as rector, gave her an opportunity to display once more her skill as a worker in leather. The parish had decided to present him with an ornamental address, and Mrs Payne fashioned a striking cover for the parchment, which bore several hundred signatures.”
The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954), Friday 25 August 1911, page 6