Certificate [Bible Learners Memory Certificate]; A H Reed; c1931; CT86.227.1


Certificate [Bible Learners Memory Certificate]

About this object

Certificate; a certificate awarded to Gladys Smyth by the Papatowai Presbyterian Sunday School in 1933, to certify that she has committed to memory the 23rd psalm, the Lord's Prayer, The Golden Rule (Matthew 7-12), the Beatitudes, the Love Chapter (1 Corinthians 13), and the Ten Commandments. Signed by Mrs Olive Latta.

The certificate is printed in pink, green and black and features images of a kiwi, a kingfisher and a piwakawaka (fantail). Published in Dunedin by A H Reed.

Adhered to the back of the certificate is a page titled 'Presbyterian Church and Sunday School, Papatowai', handwritten by Gladys Saunders (nee Smyth), noting her memories of the school.


A H Reed

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Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard


l 241mm x w 170mm

Subject and Association Keywords

religions. mythology. rationalism. religious life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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