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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Chapel in the Woods; Starr Commonwealth

Studio Name: Burnham (W. H.) Studios

City: Albion

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1950

Subject/Title of Window: The Boy Jesus Studying in Nazareth

Brief Description of Subject: "And Jesus increased his wisdom." Luke 2

Here the child reads a scroll. Mary sits near, distaff in hand. The perspective of this window is unusual. From the home, with its recessed window and its open doorway, one sees the trees against the darkening sky, broken by the stars. Mary is seated on a bench in the doorway. Jesus stands near the window to catch the fading light of the day. A lovely accessory to this scene is the pottery jar of roses set on the floor at the left.

From "May All Who Enter This Chapel-in-the-Woods Rejoice and Be Exceeding Glad in The Love of Jesus Christ Our Lord," by Starr Commonwealth For Boys, Albion, Michigan.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 4'

Width: 2'

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

Boy Jesus Studying in Nazareth
Boy Jesus Studying in Nazareth

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