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Title: Book - "Chateaubriand in 1820"
Identifier: 2006.1.15
Donor: Geoffrey Sayers
Item Date: 1938
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2006
Location: Benares Historic House

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Description: A blue hard cover book with the title and author embossed on the front, and in gold print on the spine. The first page has "Kathleen Sayer" written in pencil. The title page has black and white illustration with "Chateaubriand in 1820 by Milaive LeDru" opposite. There are 352 pages plus illustrations. History: Kathleen Agnes Sayers (ne Colloton) (1907 -1981) was Geoffrey Harris Sayers' wife. Geoffrey Sayers and his wife Kathleen (ne Colloten) married on 18 November 1933 at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Erindale, of which the Harris family had been members for almost a hundred years. Geoff and Kay occupied Benares from 1969 until 1981. They kept a small display of artifacts in the kitchen, and opened up the house once a year to the public. Kay and Geoffrey never had any children and were the last Harris relatives to live at Benares.
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