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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Pilgrim Congregational Church

Artist Name: Edith Hazzard Wright

City: Lansing

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1976

Subject/Title of Window: Freedom

Brief Description of Subject: Quotation is by John Milton, Author of “Paradise Lost”
Symbols in window.
Butterfly: Resurrection of Jesus and Eternal Life for God’s Children.

Four corners of window: Flowers, Color blue relates to open sky.
Upper left: Blue Lily
Lower left: Morning Glory
Upper right: Daisy
Lower right: Chicory
All are common flowers representing the common people who enjoy freedom in our land.

Quilt by John Milton, an English poet of the 17th century who held strong Puritan views and was at odds with the Anglican Church of England.

Inscriptions: FREEDOM
Give me liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience.
John Milton

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 45"

Width: 37"

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass


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