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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First Presbyterian Church

Studio Name: Wippell, (J.) & Co., Ltd.

City: Ann Arbor

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

Date of Window: 1968

Subject/Title of Window: Palm Sunday; Maundy Thursday

Brief Description of Subject: Gothic arched window with two lancets, each with an eight-pointed medallion above and below, and a round medallion above all. Right window shows Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, riding on a donkey. Crowds throng around him with palm branches. Medallion above a crown and laurel wreaths. Medallion below features IHC [sic, a not uncommon variant on IHS. Same meaning] monogram inside a sun [of righteousness].
Left window shows Our Lord holding the chalice at the Last Supper. Five Apostles are visible aroundn the table. Medallion above depicts wheat and grapes. Bottom medallion shows a jar, basin, and towel.
Medallion at top of window shows crowing rooster.
Window made by J. Wipple and Co., of London, England. All church windows installed by Bela Britok, of Detroit, MI.

Condition of Window: good

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Lead Came

Palm Sunday; Maundy Thursday
Palm Sunday; Maundy Thursday

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