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SK8091 : Stained glass window, St Paul's church, Morton

taken 10 years ago, near to Morton, Lincolnshire, England

Stained glass window, St Paul's church, Morton
Stained glass window, St Paul's church, Morton
By Sir Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris, 1892.

St Paul standing by an altar set above circular flight of 4 steps in the centre light, with crowds at sides and back.
Tracery: 3 quatrefoils - top: angel with double pipe; left: angel with organ; right: angel with bulbed pipe - all in white with red wings.
Inscribed "this glass is placed here for the Glory of God and in memory of Henry Hickman Bacon who died on the tenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and by whom the site of this church was given"
The entries for this window in BJ's a/c book are dated December 1891: "Two designs for windows - of SS Stephen & Paul - in which, stripping my mind of all that is human & pleasureable in imagination, & investing it with the ill fitting & dusty rags of Protestant temper, I completed to my own memory a monument of self-abnegation. 150."
The entries for the window dated June 1892 name the glass painters as follows: Main lights by Bowman, tracery angels by Stokes, the wings drawn by Dearle.

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J.Hannan-Briggs   (more nearby)
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Julian P Guffogg   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 18 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 May, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8098 9146 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.8246N 0:46.9876W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8097 9147
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