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Window: 10, Nave N(E), All Saints, Loughton (MK)

Location in Church:
Nave N(E)
Type:
3 lights
Subject(s):
Moses striking rock, Moses in bullrushes, Moses and golden serpent
Date Made:
1910
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Building News: 25-Nov-10
Dedicated to:
Hannah Negus†1909 & husband Henry Negus †1913 More...
Notes on Window:
Rather unusually, the inscriptions below each scene featuring Moses do not contain a description or a quotation from the Bible. They just name the relevant part of the Bible which includes details of the scenes portrayed. More...

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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3 scenes showing Moses
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Base of 3 main lights with bible references to the scenes of Moses, and the dedication of the window at the base
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Centre light: Pharaoh's daughter discovers the baby Moses "in the bulrushes".
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Centre light: Closer view of Pharaoh's daughter with her 2 handmaidens standing behind her.
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Centre light: Above the 2 handmaidens there is a traditional Egyptian fan or sunshade made of feathers.
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Centre light, base: The 3 month old Moses is in an Ark made of bulrushes, but carefully tied to the river bank. Below is a reference to Exodus Chapter 2 Verses 1-10 which describe the scene in the Centre light.
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LH light: Moses stands before the thirsty crowd in the Wilderness at Mount Horeb.
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LH light: The Canopy above Moses includes 2 angels.
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LH light: Moses taps the rock twice with his staff, and water gushes out of the rock.
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LH light: One figure behind Moses could be his brother Aaron.
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LH light: The crowd then have water for themselves and their livestock.
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LH light, base: The water gushes out beneath their feet. Below is a reference to Numbers Chapter 20 Verse 10-11 which describe the scene in the LH light.
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RH light: Moses and the Bronze Serpent.
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RH light: Moses is again under a canopy with 2 angels. As instructed, he has a made a Bronze Serpent and mounteed it on a pole.
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RH light: The crowd have been bitten by snakes, and some have died.
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RH light: Moses points to the bronze serpent telling those bitten by snakes to look at it, and be cured.
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RH light, base: They are now safe from the snakes beneath their feet. Below is a reference to Numbers Chapter 21 Verse 9 which describes the scene in the RH light.
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Dedication inscription to Hannah and Henry Negus, he had been a churchwarden.
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