Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


Return to Church: Holy Trinity, Marlow or select another window

Window: 01, East, Holy Trinity, Marlow

Important Church Note:
Church building now has a commercial use
Location in Church:
East
Type:
4 lights
Size (width x height):
9' 10" x 18' 11" or 3.00m x 5.47m
Subject(s):
Baptism of Jesus, Vision of the Divine Glory, Transfiguration.
Date Made:
1867
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Martin Harrison
Notes on Window:
The window cost £300 in 1867, which is a tenth of the cost of the whole church when built 15 years earlier, in 1852 for £3,000.

 


Click on a Thumbnail to go to that image,
Then use links to scroll through images, go to any window, or go to church page.

  Thumbnail
 Image
Click for Details
Window in Situ
Click for Details
Overall View of Glass
Click for Details
Complete Tracery at top of window.
Click for Details
Tracery: Main light showing Christ in Majesty, with hand raised in blessing.
Top
Click for Details
A closer look shows that there are many angels, including some deep in the bands of red glass.
Click for Details
One of the two lower lights with a Seraphim Angel.
Click for Details
The 4 main lights of the window, which feature 2 scenes from each of the Old and New Testaments.
Click for Details
Light 1: The Baptism of Jesus.
Top
Click for Details
Light 1 detail and inscription: "This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased" (Matthew 3:17).
Click for Details
Light 2: Vision of the Divine Glory. God appears to Ezekiel, on a throne in a chariot drawn by four creatures with the faces of a lion, an eagle, an ox, and a man.
Click for Details
Light 2 detail and inscription: "This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord" (Ezekiel 1:28).
Click for Details
Light 3: The Transfiguration. On the mountain the prophets Moses and Elijah appear next to Jesus under a bright cloud. When the disciples Peter, James and John hear a voice from the cloud "they fell on their face, and were sore afraid" (Matthew 17:6).
Top
Click for Details
Light 3 detail and inscription: "Master it is good for us to be here" (Mark 9:5).
Click for Details
Light 4: God tells Abraham that his wife Sarah will have a son.
Click for Details
Light 4 detail and inscription: Sarah looks down from a tent, to 3 angels and Abraham. "Sarah thy wife shall have a son" (Genesis 18:10).
Click for Details
This Hardman window has 3 tie bars specially made to avoid cutting straight across faces, etc. Tie Bars are essential to hold the whole window in place, different craftsmen sometimes disputed whether or not these special bars should be used.
Top

Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

©2003-2013 Clifford and Monica Robinson

©2015-2021 Michael G Hardy