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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Little Stone Church, Union Congregational Church

Studio Name: Lamb (J. and R.) Co.

City: Mackinac Island

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1914

Subject/Title of Window: This is the left window of the series which depicts Shusco, an Indian conjurer who was converted to Christianity by the Reverend Ferry. The opalescent stained glass is an American technique in which designers mix multiple colors to produce a more opaque effect. Panes of glass are then layered into the design to add to the color’s depth. J & R Lamb Studios of New York, operational since 1857, are the oldest continuously operating stained glass studio in the US.

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass


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