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Memorial Plaque: Frederick Stephen STEVENS

From the Collection of Christ Church Anglican Parish of Warrnambool 230 Koroit Street Corner of Koroit Street and Henna Street Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Ornately decorated, coloured and inscribed brass plaque within an oak frame. Red and blue colouring within the design elements and lettering.
Size
53mm x 375mm
Object Registration
000003A
Keywords
fp stevens, fs stevens, german bells, german bells melbourne exhibition 1881
Historical information
The bells presented to Christ Church were brought to Melbourne for the 1881 Melbourne Exhibition where they were awarded 1st prize. Frederick Perkins Stevens several years later also provided the three stained glass windows above the main altar within the church as a memorial to his first wife, Jane, FS Stevens' mother.
When Made
Late 19th Century
Made By
CG Roeszler Sc Melbourne; WJ Hickford Warrnambool
Significance
The plaque acknowledges the loss of a son, the provision of the three bells and the status of the donor.
Inscriptions & Markings
The Three Bells erected / in this Tower were / presented to Christ Church warrnambool by FP Stevens / Member for Villiers & Heytesbury / of the Legislative Council of / Victoria 1852 / In Memory of his younger Son / FS Stevens who died at his Station / Tintinchilla Queensland / 26th May 1880 Aged 30 Years
Last updated
28 Mar 2012 at 6:17PM