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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Littlefield Presbyterian Church

Studio Name: Thompson Art Glass

City: Dearborn

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: St. John and St. James

Brief Description of Subject: John, brother of James, is usually represented by a communion cup, in reference to Jesus’ saying that John (and James) should drink of his cup. An unsuccessful attempt to poison John is alluded to by a serpent representing the poison vanishing from the cup. A sword is the symbol of james, the first of the apostles to suffer martyrdom, under the sword of Herod Agrippa. The scallop refers to his seafaring livelihood.

Condition of Window: Good

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

St. John and St. James
St. John and St. James

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