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Window: 12, N aisle N (W), St Mary, Wendover

Location in Church:
N aisle N (W)
Type:
2 lights
Size (width x height):
3' 10" x 7' 7" or 1.18m x 2.30m
Subject(s):
Presentaton of Christ in the Temple, and a Hart drinking.
Date Made:
1902
Craftsmen:
Craftsman - Notes:
The same design was also used at St Eata's church, Atcham, Shropshire.
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Archive of Art & Design (James Powell order book/cash book): 1/15-1977 p383
and Church's Guide Book
Dedicated to:
Robert Stratfold Collet and Elizabeth his wife. More...
Notes on Window:
Design also used at St Eata, Atcham, Salop

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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Presentation of Christ in the Temple at Jerusalem, across boith lights. (Luke 2:22-39). They are all dressed very ornately.
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LH light: Joseph and Mary carrying the Christ child. Joseph is carrying a birdcage for the customary sacrifice of 2 doves (Luke 2:24).
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LH light: Close up of Joseph, Mary, and the Christ child.
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RH light: Simeon and Anna, who prophesied the redemption of the World and Jerusalem by Jesus.
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RH light: Close up of Simeon, who extends his hand to the baby Jesus, and Anna, who holds her hands in prayer.
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Tracery: A hart drinking from a brook. The text (So longeth my soul after thee, O God) seems to be an interpretation of the King James Bible text in Psalm 42:1 of: "So panteth my soul after thee, O God".
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RH light: Base, with lilies in the centre of an architectural setting.
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LH light: Base, identical to RH light, but overlaid with inscription.
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LH light: Inscription.
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