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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John's Lutheran Church

City: Adrian

Window Shape: 5 (gothic arched, 2 vertical sections)

Subject/Title of Window: Evangelists; Martin Luther; C. F. W. Walther

Brief Description of Subject: Three arched windows, each with two lancets, each lancet with a medallion, each medallion with a portrait. From left to right: St. Matthew the Evangelist, St. Mark the Evangelist, C. F. W. Walther [first president of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod], Martin Luther, St. Luke the Evangelist, and St. John the Evangelist. The three medallions at the top, which now depict crosses, once held portraits of St. John the Baptist [probably center] and Ss. Peter and Paul. These were broken beyond repair, but the church still possesses the fragments. August Bandel made some of the church's windows, possibly including part of these. There have been repairs and restorations, but the records are too incomplete to say exactly what.

Condition of Window: good

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Lead Came, Vitreous Paint, Silver Stain, Jewels or Cast Glass

Evangelists; Martin Luther; C. F. W. Walther
Evangelists; Martin Luther; C. F. W. Walther
Evangelists; Martin Luther; C. F. W. Walther
Evangelists; Martin Luther; C. F. W. Walther

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