Historical information

Rev Stuart Rea was at Central Mission, Lygon Street, Carlton from 1938-1942.

Physical description

G073.1 Small brown leather suitcase-style case with two lock catches and a handle. The case has a stained wood insert containing G073.2 - G073.9 eight glass communion glasses. The case is lined with navy blue grosgrain fabric and has a small leather label in the lid. Secured in the lid with leather straps is a round silver box, G073.10, with an etched lid, G073.11. G073.12 Silver cylindrical flask with an etched design on the front with G073.13 silver screw top, cork lined, lid. G073.14 Circular white lace mat in a separate section of the box. G073.15 Stained and varnished wooden stand to hold 12 glasses. G073.1 has a name stamped between the handles and a dedication inside.

Inscriptions & markings

"REV STUART G. REA" "THE GIFT OF LYGON STREET METHODIST CHURCH"