Date Published: 1925
Binding: No binding
5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inch title page from "We Twa" with inscribed note, "For Richard A. A. McDowell with sincere regards and many thanks for all his tokens of kind thought and friendship signed Ishbel Aberdeen and Temair" plus Aberdeen and Temair, September 1925". Attached sheet (reverse) engraved 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inch page with portrait from her book "We Twa" 2 vol. Reminiscences of Lord and Lady Aberdeen (published 1925, London).
Lord Aberdeen was Governor General during a period of political transition, throughout the terms of four Prime Ministers – Sir John Thompson, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Sir Charles Tupper and Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
Aberdeen Avenue, a street in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, was named after Lord Aberdeen (John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair) and Lady Aberdeen (Ishbel Hamilton-Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair) who both lived in Hamilton on Bay Street South (1890-1898) with their four children. They also presided over the opening of the Hamilton Public Library on September 16, 1890.  In Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Aberdeen Avenue is a historically designated street in Cabbagetown (formerly Carlton Avenue and Lamb Street) named for Lord Aberdeen, Governor General of Canada 1893-1898, and Lady Aberdeen, an aristocrat-democrat with a strong social conscience who made lasting contributions to Canadian society in founding the Victorian Order of Nurses and the National Council of Women. Aberdeen Street in Kingston, Ontario is named in honour of the couple; it is located near the Queen's University campus. Aberdeen, Saskatchewan was named in honour of Ishbel Maria Marjoribanks Gordon, Lady Aberdeen.
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