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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Trinity Episcopal Church

Studio Name: Tiffany Studios (attributed by the church to)

City: Niles

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

Date of Window: 1895

Subject/Title of Window: The Boy Jesus Preaching to the Elders

Brief Description of Subject: As in the titles, more browns and amber in the coloring than in the other windows. Fairly elaborate canopy.

This is the oldest remaining memorial window in Trinity Church. It bears the text “Steadfast in Faith, Joyful through Hope, Rooted in Charity” and is interesting and usual in color. It portrays our Lord as a boy, preaching to the elders in the temple.
The Niles Republican December 7 18951 window was placed in Trinity Episcopal Church tiffany Josslyn and her parents William and Harriot Louisa Bacon are held by the tribute and worthiest bestowed. The window is a gift of Mrs. Magill.

Mr. and Mrs. Josslyn with her sister Aurelia Magill, conducted Sunday school successively in the old frame church and the old Presbyterian church. According to the Rev. Dr. McMurdy These ladies took care of the house furnished the wood, and kept the Sunday school in successful operation. Not only the prosperity but the existence of the parish appeared at times to depend upon them, and the faithful band of woman rallying around them.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 8.5'

Width: 2'

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass

The Boy Jesus Preaching to the Elders
The Boy Jesus Preaching to the Elders

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