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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Mary's Catholic Church

Studio Name: Oidtmann (H.) Glass and Mosaic Studios

City: Grand Rapids

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

Date of Window: 1926

Subject/Title of Window: Jesus Consoling Women-Death of Joseph-Marriage at Cana

Brief Description of Subject: Turris eburnea (Tower of Ivory). Tower of ivory on an elephant.
Christ comforts the weeping women: Luke 23:27-31. Soldier leading Jesus with rope, women, soldier.
The Death of Joseph. Jesus, Mary, Joseph in bed, angel, candle, dish.
The Wedding at Cana: John 2:1-11. Mary with Jesus, people in gallery, disciples, servant, several jugs.

Designed by Dr. H. Oidtman. Installed by Herbert Gotzes, Inc., Chicago, IL.

Inscriptions: Turris eburnea

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 17'

Width: 5'

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

Jesus Consoling Women-Death of Joseph-Marriage at Cana
Jesus Consoling Women-Death of Joseph-Marriage at Cana
Turris eburnea
Turris eburnea
Jesus Consoling Women
Jesus Consoling Women
Death of Joseph
Death of Joseph
Marriage at Cana
Marriage at Cana

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