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Lady Liverpool's knitting book (2nd of 4)

Lady Liverpool's knitting book

Despite being described in 1913 by a Colonial Office mandarin as ‘distinctly ordinary, though by no means alarming’, Lady Liverpool threw herself into supporting the war effort. She presided over the Lady Liverpool’s Fund and authorised two fund-raising books, including Her Excellency’s knitting book.

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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Community duties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016