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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Joseph Oratory, formerly St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

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

Date of Window: 1873

Subject/Title of Window: Grisaille Window

Brief Description of Subject: Geometric and foliate “grisaille” with primary colored borders.  Fields are of colorless and pale green glass with black vitreous stenciled decoration. There are six windows in all, each with a different inscription.

Inscriptions: #7: Rev. J. Busche Rev. J. Friedland Rev. Anton Kuhlmann
#8: Meinrad et Theresa Roth
#9: Ig. A. Hilpert et Josephine Uzor, Johannes Blanke, Josephus Roland
#18: Rev. J. Friedland Pastor Translation, Reverend J. Friedland Church Pastor
#19: Donum Confra. St. Aloysius. Translation, Gift from the Confraternity of St. Aloysius
#20: Johannes Rend, Peter ????, Joseph Klein

Condition of Window: Fair, damaged by muriatic cleaning

Height: ~23'

Width: ~7'

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

Grisaille Window #7, #8
Grisaille Window #7, #8
Grisaille Window #18
Grisaille Window #18
Grisaille Window #19
Grisaille Window #19
Grisaille Window #20
Grisaille Window #20

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