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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: East Congregational Church UCC

Studio Name: Burnham (W. H.) Studios

City: Grand Rapids

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

Date of Window: 1931

Subject/Title of Window: “Agriculture” The Sower and Abel

Brief Description of Subject: Next on the right Agriculture is illustrated in the left hand lancet by the Sower (Mark 4:3) with a sheaf of wheat emblem in the background. In the predella beneath, Christ is shown telling the parable from the boat. In the other lancet Abel is shown with a shepherd's crook, and his sheep are around him. In the background is the horn of plenty. In the predella the sacrifice of Abel is shown (Gen. 4:3).

Inscriptions: There went out a sower to sow
And the Lord had respect for Abel

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 8'5"

Width: 3'4"

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

“Agriculture” The Sower and Abel
“Agriculture” The Sower and Abel

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