Historical information

This box was presented to Miss Clark in recognition of her services as Organist at the Wesleyan Church Sebastopol, Victoria. It was presented in September 1885. Wm Williams . Minister


Historical & Personal significance both to the Wesleyan Church, Sebastopol Victoria & the Clark family.

Physical description

Portable Writing Box. A wooden box with a hinged lid which opens to form a sloping writing desk, with inset purple velvet writing surface decorated in gold with an inscription.
Writing surface is hinged & opens to 2 large storage compartments.
Exterior veneered in dark figured hardwood. Circular lock at frontwith missing circular escutcheon. Top includes inlaid brass circular medallion.

Inscriptions & markings

Interior, inscription written in gold on purple velvet writing surface. "Presented to Miss Clark,by the Trustees of the Wesleyan Church, Sebastopol,in grateful recognition of her faithful and efficient services as Organist. Wm. Williams, Minister. September 1885.