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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: 1912

Subject/Title of Window: Christ and Children

Brief Description of Subject: Jesus is surrounded by children; nearby is a tree representing the tree of life. In the distance can be seen the Holy City of Jerusalem.
Jesus is shown on the shores of Galilee, surrounded by little children. Nearby is a tree representing the tree of life, while in the distance can be seen the holy city of Jerusalem.

There can be no more deserving of a memorial in the Trinity Church than Rodney Carol Paine. He was vestryman from 1841 and for nineteen years’ warden. He has not only time and talent but treasure in the building of this church.
Set back on the lot at 1008 Oak street is a little Greek Revival temple. This is the Paine Bank building, once located on the north side of Main Street between Second and Third Street. It is one of the few structures in Niles listed on the National Register of Historical places.

It has been established that this window was executed by Mayer and Company of Munich by the magnificent window from the same studio, St. Paul Preaching on Mars Hill Clement Studebaker gave the window to St. Paul’s Methodist Church, South Bend in 1901.

Given by Frederick C Paine, the Trinity Church window is a memorial to his parent Elizabeth Paine.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 8.5'

Width: 2'

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass

Sermon on the Mount
Sermon on the Mount

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