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Window: 10, West, St John the Baptist, Little Missenden

Location in Church:
West
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
6' 5" x 7' 5" or 1.95m x 2.25m
Subject(s):
The window portrays "Worship of the Holy Church throughout all the World". It includes texts from the Te Deum, Christ in Majesty, a priest, St George, St Michael, St Gabriel, Male Saints, Female Saints, and People who served in WW2.
Date Faculty Granted:
1943
Date Made:
1947
Craftsmen:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Faculty record stored at Oxford Diocesan Registry.
Makers Mark
Dedicated to:
A thanksgiving for the deliverance of the nation in the war of 1939-45. More...
Donated by:
Percy William Hett and Annie Marie Hett More...
Makers Mark on Window:
Notes on Window:
Together with the window, the donors also gave a new treble bell and rebuilt the organ in the tower as part of the same commemorative gift. More...

 


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Window in situ
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It is impossible to see the complete window, as half of the outer lights are obscured by the organ. This view shows how much can be seen from the Nave.
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Overall View of Glass
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Upper part of all 3 lights, with text of lines 5 and 6 of the 'Te Deum'.
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Centre part of all 3 lights, with text echoing other parts of the 'Te Deum'.
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Lower part of all 3 lights, with text of lines 10 and 11 of the 'Te Deum'.
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Centre light - Top: Christ in Majesty, seated and holding a large light blue orb. There is a seraphim on each side.
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Centre light - Middle: Priest in front of a richly decorated altar is offering up a chalice.
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Centre light - Base: St George and a green dragon.
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Centre light - Base: Detail of the dragon.
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LH light - Top: St Michael holding his flaming sword, also winged symbols of Lion and Ox for St Mark and St Luke.
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RH light - Top: St Gabriel holding a Lily, also winged symbols of Eagle and Man for St John and St Matthew.
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LH light - Middle: Procession of Male Saints, with (from right) Francis, Stephen?, Hugh of Lincoln, Thomas a Becket, Alban.
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LH light - Middle: Detail of the Procession of Male Saints.
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LH light - Middle: In skyline above Male Saints, Salisbury and Durham Cathedrals.
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RH light - Middle: Procession of Female Saints, with (from left) Joan of Arc, Margaret, Hilda?, Agnes.
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RH light - Middle: Detail of the Procession of Female Saints.
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RH light - Middle: In skyline above Female Saints, St Paul's Cathedral.
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LH light - Base: People who served in WW2, with (from left) Civil Defence, Chaplain, Bevin boy, National Fire Service, ATS and Army.
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RH light - Base: People who served in WW2, with (from left) Royal Navy and WRNS, RAF and WAAF, Red Cross Nurse, Land Army girl.
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Makers Mark: G.E.R.Smith.
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