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Window: 05, S Aisle S(W), St Mary the Virgin, Drayton Beauchamp

Location in Church:
S Aisle S(W)
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
4' 7" x 7' 10" or 1.40m x 2.40m
Subject(s):
Agony in the Garden ~ Judas & soldiers (John below), Christ (James below), Angel & chalice (Peter below)
Date Made:
1897
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, N Pevsner & E Williamson, 1994
Dedicated to:
60th year of reign of Queen Victoria
Donated by:
James Griffin of Drayton Lodge.

 


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Tracery and 3 main lights: Foliage decoration in 6 small Tracery lights, and Canopies at top of main lights.
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3 lights: Main scenes, showing "Agony in the Garden"
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3 lights: Top part of main scenes at Gethsemane.
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LH light, top: 4 Roman soldiers are following Judas Iscariot.
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LH light, top: Closer view showing that Judas is carrying a yellow money bag.
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Centre light, top: Christ with his hands outstretched as he looks down at the sleeping disciples below, saying "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak".
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RH light, top: An angel descends to strengthen Christ, offering a Chalice.
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3 lights: Lower part of main scenes at Gethsemane, with 3 disciples sleeping.
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LH light, lower: The sleeping figure of St John.
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Centre light, lower: The sleeping figure of St Peter.
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LH light, lower: The sleeping figure of St James.
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3 lights, base: Three architectural niches are supporting the scenes above, and at the base is the dedication inscription.
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3 lights, base: Dedication Inscription to 60th year of Queen Victoria's reign.
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