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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Window

Building Name: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Studio Name: Grand Rapids Art Glass Co.

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, over 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1939

Subject/Title of Window: Jesus Blessing the Children

Brief Description of Subject: The Birdsall Window (south end of the sanctuary)
Mark 10:14
But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for such is the kingdom of God.

This beautiful window was dedicated on Palm Sunday, 1939. It was given by the Ira Birdsall family in memory of Deleo Roger Birdsall. The frames for the window were given by the McKee and Hurst families in memory of Mr. S. Wallace McKee and Mr. J.M. Hurst.

The center panel is of Christ blessing the children, the two side panels show Christ in his youth as a carpenter and as a teacher in the temple. The window was designed and painted by Mr. U.G. Cassady and then assembled and installed by the Grand Rapids Art Glass Company.

Height: 18'

Width: 10'

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Glass Paint, Lead Came, Silver Stain

Jesus Blessing the Children
Jesus Blessing the Children

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