Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


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Window: 08, N Aisle N(E), St Mary the Virgin, Drayton Beauchamp

Location in Church:
N Aisle N(E)
Type:
4 lights
Size (width x height):
6' 2" x 6' 9" or 1.88m x 2.06m
Subject(s):
Adoration of the Magi and Shepherds.
Subject(s) - Notes:
This is another Scene which is spread across all the lights of the window.
Date Made:
Late 19C
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Alfred M Alderson
Robert Eberhard - (see Introduction)
Donated by:
James Griffin of Drayton Lodge.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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4 lights: Complete Nativity scene with the Adoration of the Magi and the Shepherds.
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Light 1: The three Magi bring their gifts, although the middle gift is hidden.
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Light 1: The Magi have highly ornate clothing, and golden gifts.
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Light 2: Joseph watches over Mary and the baby Jesus.
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Light 2: Joseph seems to be dressed quite ornately.
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Light 3: The Virgin Mary holds the baby Jesus, and a lamb looks up at them.
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Light 3: Closer view of Mary and Jesus.
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Ligjht 4: The three shepherds gaze at the baby Jesus. The one kneeling in the front has a basket, a pouch and 2 shepherd's pipes.
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Light 4: In this closer view, we see that one shepherd is an older man, whilst the others are much younger.
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All lights: The canopies at the top of the window.
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Al lights: The plinths and Quotation across the base of the window.
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