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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. James Episcopal Church

City: Birmingham

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Nativity

Brief Description of Subject: This aisle window is from their previous Church, and pictures the Nativity. The Blessed Virgin Mary, holding the Christ child in her lap, is costumed in her traditional blue symbolizing her royalty, and red symbolizing her motherhood. St. Joseph is holding a budding staff indicating he was chosen by God to become Mary's husband. The lamb alludes to Christ as the Good Shepherd.
This window was donated as a memorial to Hattie E. Johnson Babcock.

Inscriptions: Hattie E. Johnson Babcock
Born 7-15-1845 - Died 12-23-1917

Height: 57"

Width: 81"

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass

Nativity close-up
Nativity close-up

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