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Window: 05, S aisle E, St John the Baptist, Little Missenden

Location in Church:
S aisle E
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
4' 9" x 6' 7" or 1.45m x 2.00m
Subject(s):
Faith, Charity, Hope
Subject Notes:
The figures of Faith, Charity and Hope are presented in a slightly unusual order.
Date Made:
1881
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Church's 1951 Guide Book
Dedicated to:
Mrs Higham †1850
Donated by:
James Henry Bird More...
Notes on Window:
Although Mrs Higham died in 1850, James Henry Bird did not donate this window until 1881, after his wife had died in 1879.

 


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Window in situ
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Overall View of Glass
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Figures of Faith holding a cross and a book, Charity holding a baby and a child, and Hope holding an anchor.
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Closer view showing they all have fair wavy hair, and only subtle differences in their clothing.
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Detail of Faith
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Detail of Charity
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Detail of Hope
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Tops of the 3 round-headed lights, the centre one with an Agnus Dei (Lamb of God).
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Detail of top of Centre and RH lights. The taller centre light has a spray of golden fruit and leaves. The outside lights have a spray with white lily flowers. (LH light is a mirror image of RH light)
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Bases of the 3 lights, including inscription to Mrs Higham who died in 1850.
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Detail of base of Centre and RH lights (LH light is a mirror image of RH light)
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