NG4843 : Martin memorial window

taken 8 years ago, near to Portree, Highland, Great Britain

Martin memorial window
Martin memorial window
This window in the south wall of St Columba's Church was designed in 1987 by Patrick Ross-Smith and commemorates Major-General J.S.S. Martin (1889-1973) of the Indian Medical Service. The cloak and sword are a reference to St Martin, the soldier bishop of Tours who divided his own garment to clothe a mendicant. The Gospel quotation "I was naked and ye clothed me" is from Matthew 25:36 and the lower panel shows the ruined church of St Francis (Cnoc na Cille) LinkExternal link near Husabost House, the home of the Martin family.
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NG4843, 489 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 October, 2009
Category
Stained glass window   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 481 437 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:24.8405N 6:11.7654W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 481 437
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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