Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


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Window: 01, East, St Dunstan, Monks Risborough

Location in Church:
East
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
7' 10" x 13' 6" or 2.38m x 4.11m
Subject(s):
Christ carrying Cross, Crucifixion, Deposition. Figures of 12 apostles with their emblems. Christian symbols in the Tracery.
Subject Notes:
The Apostles depicted in the top row are Bartholomew, Philip, Simon (called Peter), Andrew, James the Less, Matthias. In the lower row are Matthew, Philip, James the Great, John, Jude, Simon.
Date Made:
1864 (probably)
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Alfred M Alderson
Robert Eberhard - (see Introduction)
Notes on Window:
This Clayton & Bell glass probably dates from George Edmund Street's restoration work of 1864, when the window itself was renewed, as shown on Street's plan.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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3 main lights, with 3 main scenes, and 12 apostles.
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3 main scenes across the 3 lights. They effectively form a Triptych above the Altar, as would sometimes appear on a Reredos.
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LH light: Christ carrying the Cross.
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LH light: Close view of Christ carrying the Cross.
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Centre light: Christ on the Cross.
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Centre light: Close view of Christ on the Cross.
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Centre light: A Soldier look up at Christ above him.
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RH light: The Deposition, or the removal of Christ from the Cross.
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RH light: Close view of the Deposition.
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6 Apostles above Main Scenes
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6 Apostles at the base of the 3 main lights
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Tracery
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