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Window: 18, N transept N, Holy Trinity, Penn Street

Location in Church:
N transept N
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
6' 0" x 13' 2" or 1.82m x 4.02m
Subject(s):
The Transfiguration: Moses, Jesus and Elijah
Date Made:
1865, fitted here 1931/2
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Alfred M Alderson & Robert Eberhard, based on style - (see Introduction)
Notes on Window:
This window was originally installed in the east window of Holy Trinity, Penn. It was replaced at Penn in 1931, and reinstalled here in the N Transept at Penn Street.
Pevsner thinks by Willement, presumably based on an 1849 date, contemporary with the other windows. More...

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass The Tracery has the original leadwork pattern that matches the similar window opposite, in the S Transept.
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The figures of the Transfiguration: Moses, Christ, and Elijah. Above is the yellow glass in diamond leadwork that fills in the top space of the main lights. Outside of that, the rectangular leadwork of the original windows can be seen.
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Closer view of Moses, Christ, and Elijah. The Transfiguration is also the subject of the large painting on the west wall of the church, below Window 13.
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Centre light: Christ
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Centre light: Canopy over Christ, the other two canopies are similar.
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Centre light: Closer view of the figure of Christ.
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Centre light: Head of Christ
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Centre light: Base, the other 2 lights have similarly decorated bases.
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LH light: Figure of Moses, holding the first tablet of the Ten Commandments.
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LH light: Closer view of Moses holding the Stone Tablet.
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LH light: Closer view of the Stone Tablet bearing thwe first 4 Commandments. Only the fist two letters of each (Th) can really be deciphered.
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LH light: Head of Moses.
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RH light: Figure of Elijah holding a white scroll.
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RH light: Elijah holds a scroll which reads: "As the Lord God of Israel liveth" from 1 Kings 17:1.
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RH light: Head of Elijah.
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