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Photograph - Reverend Arthur Preston and Devanasen Chandon

From the Collection of Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria 54 Serrell Street Malvern East Victoria

B&W photograph of Rev. Arthur Preston and Dr Chandran Devanesen seated at a table.
H108mm x W154mm
Object Registration
preston, arthur, dr chandran devanesen, central methodist mission
Historical information
Reverend Arthur Preston (14/10/1912 - 19/03/1985) was born in Brisbane. Following ordination he served in Mareeba and Townsville, Superintendent of West End Methodist Mission in Brisbane, Associate Minister at Adelaide Central Mission, Associate Minister in the Glen Iris Circuit and was appointed Superintendent of the Central Methodist Mission in 1968. He received an Order of Australia award in 1982 for service to the community.
Chandran Devanesen was the first professor at Madras Christian College. As the first Indian Principal of MCC, Chandran Devanesen is known for successfully transforming an institution influenced by Scots to one more Indian.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
"Devanasen Chandan Rev Arthur Preston"
Last updated
3 Aug 2018 at 3:50PM