Stunning scale model of Wesley Memorial
This large scale model was made in 1908 by members of the congregation and first displayed at a Grand Bazaar held at the Town Hall in Oxford on April 28th – May 1st 1908.
The advert in the official handbook and souvenir for the Bazaar reads:
A GRAND MODEL
of the Wesley Memorial Church
SPECIALLY BUILT BY SKILLED ARTISANS
(who are members of the Congregation)
EXHIBITION AT THE BAZAAR
ACCURATELY CONSTRUCTED ON A LARGE SCALE
Affording an estimate of the Architect’s Design of the exterior more definitely than can be obtained by viewing the actual building from the narrow street level.
EVERYBODY WILL ADMIRE
the reproduction of its fine proportions, beauty of execution, particularly the ornate window tracery and lofty octagonal spire.