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Window: 04, S Aisle E, St Dunstan, Monks Risborough

Location in Church:
S Aisle E
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
5' 11" x 11' 6" or 1.81m x 3.50m
Window Size - Notes:
Size approximate, to be confirmed.
Subject(s):
St Cecilia, earthly music makers, angel musicians.
Subject(s) - Notes:
St Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Musicians.
Date Made:
1872
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Church record as recorded by Nadfas, and stored at RHMC Swindon
Dedicated to:
dear E.S.E. and G.W.E. More...
Donated by:
Rev Thomas Evetts More...
Notes on Window:
Although a number of Buckinghamshire windows include St Cecilia, none are as memorable as this one featuring the Saint with 16 other musicians.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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All 3 lights: Upper parts of canopies.
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All 3 lights: Main scene with St Cecilia and 9 earthly musicians, and 7 heavenly angel musicians above.
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All 3 lights: St Cecilia surrounded by 9 musicians.
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Centre light: St Cecilia with her left hand on an organ.
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Centre light: Closer view of St Cecilia.
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LH light: 4 musicians and singers.
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LH light: Closer view of 4 musicians and singers.
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RH light: Closer views of 5 musicians and singers.
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All 3 lights: 7 angel musicians.
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LH light: 2 angel musicians.
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Centre light: 3 angel musicians.
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RH light: 2 angel musicians.
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All 3 lights: Base with inscription, and Translation. ESE & GWE appear to be the Rev Evett's first wife and their first son. See "Dedicated to" on the page for this window.
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