Kōrero: Diverse Christian churches

New Zealand Lutherans: silver beaker (4 o 4)

New Zealand Lutherans: silver beaker

This pure silver beaker was made in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1854 for the father of Bishop Ditlev Monrad, a pioneer Danish Lutheran in New Zealand. It was later inscribed to the bishop's son, Viggo, on his wedding day in 1865, just before the Monrad family left for New Zealand. Viggo Monrad helped build St Luke's Lutheran Church in Palmerston North in 1882 and the beaker was used there for communion. It is now in the collection of Te Manawa museum in Palmerston North, to which it was donated by Mrs Bodil Peterson.

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Te Manawa, Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust, Palmerston North
Reference: 94/286/1

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Diverse Christian churches - Lutheran, Dutch Reformed and Brethren churches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/31110/new-zealand-lutherans-silver-beaker (accessed 23 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018