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Photograph - Sister Bessie (Emma Elizabeth Dau)

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

B & W waist length studio portrait of Sister Bessie (Emma Elizabeth Coates nee Dau) dressed in her Home Missionary uniform.
135 x 85 mm
Object Registration
dau, emma elizabeth, sister bessie, methodist central mission, home missionary, alfred coates
Historical information
Possible dates: b. 12/10/1868, d. 14/10/1947. Husband, Alfred Coates was Home Missionary in Diamond Creek from 1910 to 1913 and in Bacchus Marsh on 18/3/191, according to the Argus, p. 19, 18/3/1916.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
Verso: "Presented to the Junior Department of the Carlton Methodist Mission by: Ruby Farrell, Marjorie P. Saynor, Ruth I. Lane, Daphne Blanthorne, Thelma Jessop, Margaret McCutcheon, Elva Taylor, Phylis McCrohan, Dulcie Bolton, Eileen Colk, Teacher Junior (Supt.) Eva Reed, Sister Louie, 2 Thessalonians 1. 11,12 1927
Last updated
27 Aug 2018 at 2:31PM