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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Grace Episcopal Church

Studio Name: Wippell, (J.) & Co., Ltd.

City: Port Huron

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

Date of Window: 1910

Subject/Title of Window: Hiram the Artificer

Brief Description of Subject: These windows also represent rarely seen subjects: "Hiram the Artificer" and "St. Martin, Christian Knight and Martyr." Hiram is described in the Book of I Kings, Ch. 7:13-14, as a skillful metal worker from Tyre, who was brought to Jerusalem by King Solomon to do brass work for his Temple. "Now Solomon sent and brought Hiram from Tyre. He was a son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a bronze worker. He had skill in working will all kinds of bronze. So he came to King Solomn and did all his work."

Inscriptions: Hiram the Artificer
I Kings VII:13-14

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 57"

Width: 58"

Hiram the Artificer
Hiram the Artificer
Hiram the Artificer/St. Martin, Christian Knight and Martyr
Hiram the Artificer/St. Martin, Christian Knight and Martyr

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