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Queen Victoria Jubilee : 20-December-2011
Queen Victoria Jubilee : 20-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Four stained glass windows commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the reign of Queen Victoria in 1897. A circular window in the gable has the Royal Coat of Arms, and three lancet windows below it represent "Faith", "Charity / Love", and "Hope"

The Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom was celebrated on 20 June 1887. Victoria marked the fiftieth anniversary of her accession on 20 June 1887 with a banquet to which 50 European kings and princes were invited.

An artistically designed stained-glass window, erected in the local Anglican Church in commemoration of Her Majesty’s Jubilee, was seen in position for the first time on Sunday, and was the theme of general admiration with the congregation. The morning services were conducted by Dr. Thorton, Bishop of Ballarat.
Portland Guardian, 20th April 1888


Address:Henna & Koroit Streets, Christ Church Anglican Church, Warrnambool, 3260
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.380431
Long: 142.477242
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:20-June-1837
Actual Event End Date:20-June-1887
Designer:Lyon & Cottier


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th April, 1888
Front Inscription

[ On the middle lancet window ] 

To the Glory of God
and in commemoration of the
completion of the Fiftieth year of the happy reign
of Her most Gracious Majesty  

Source: MA
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