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Window: 15, N aisle N (E2), St Mary, Wendover

Location in Church:
N aisle N (E2)
Type:
2 lights
Size (width x height):
3' 10" x 7' 7" or 1.18m x 2.30m
Subject(s):
Resurrection, 2 Marys and 2 Angels at the Sepulchre
Date Made:
1898
Craftsmen:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Archive of Art & Design (James Powell order book/cash book): 1/14-1977 p19
and Church's Guide Book
Dedicated to:
James and Catherine Elvira Watson, and Katie Watson More...
Donated by:
Given by their Daughter and Sister Mary Kennedy Watson - 1898
Notes on Window:
One of 3 windows in similar designs from the late 1890s, Windows 14, 15, 16, all in the N Aisle.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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Tracery: A beaded cross with the Latin IHC Sacred Monogram, topped by a Gold Coronet.
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Both main lights: The 2 Mary's on the left, and 2 angels on the right, standing outside the empty Sepulchre.
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Top of both lights with an Angel Choir.
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Top of LH light
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Top of RH light
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Both lights: The two Mary's and two Angels. Text: "He is risen, as He said" is from Matthew 28:6.
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Both lights: Close up of the Virgin Mary handing a casket to the Angels, and kneeling is Mary Magdalene. One Angel points up to heaven to signify the Resurrection, the other Angel has one hand raised in speech, and holds a palm frond.
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Base of window with an attractive background of plants and flowers (as windows 14 and 16).
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Base: Inscription
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