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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Luke's Episcopal Church

City: Kalamazoo

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

Date of Window: 1885

Subject/Title of Window: Madonna and Child and Heavenly Choir

Brief Description of Subject: The enthroned Mary, holding the baby Jesus, is surrounded by Cherubs. In the lower field, nine angels of the Heavenly Choir are depicted, some playing musical instruments.

"The figures were drawn by an artist regarded as a master in anatomical detail: the coloring by Mr. E. J. N. Stent of New York, and the whole was executed on the continent." -- Chronological Souvenir (1903) p. 85.

The Vestry unanimously adopted the following:
"Resolved that the Vestry do gratefully accep the donation of an Altar, Reredos and enclosed window from Mr. and Mrs. Giles C. Burnham, as a memorial in perpetuity of their infant, deceased. The Vestry learn with pleasure, that the designs were approved by G. W. Lloyd, its own architect, and hereby vote that all memorials involving architectural construction be first submitted for his approval..." -- Vestry minutes (15 October 1884).

Inscriptions: Their Angels Do Always Behold The Face Of My Father Which Is In Heaven

Condition of Window: Excellent

Height: 117"

Width: 85"

Madonna and Child and Heavenly Choir
Madonna and Child and Heavenly Choir
Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child
Heavenly Choir
Heavenly Choir

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