Stained glass window. Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London SW1. Panels from left to right: (1) top: David soothing Saul with music; bottom: In Thee God I put My Trust. (2) top: Abraham and Isaac; bottom: Speak for thy servant heareth [Mary in the carpenter's shop (?)]. (3) top: Angel; bottom: I am the Light of the World [the Nativity]. (4) top: Christ with Mary; bottom: Before Abraham was I am. and (5) top: bottom: Children in whom there was no blemish. [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

Second from left. Text: “Speak for thy servant heareth.” Scene: In a carpenter's workshop Mary watches Christ sawing a plank on one side of the shop while a cross is being assembled on the other — a scene that works typologically much like W. Holman Hunt's The Shadow of Death. Old Testament panel above: The Sacrifice of Isaac.

Center bottom. Text: “I am the Light of the World” (a biblical phrase that is also the title of Hunt's famous painting.) Scene: the Nativity. Panel above: An angel appears to two women.

Right of center. Text: “Before Abraham was I am.” Scene: Jesus disputing with the doctors in the temple. Scene above: Christ accompanied by an angel with Mary and Joseph.

Far right. Text: “Children in whom wac [was] no blemish.” Scene: One man digging, another taking fruit from a tree. Scene above: Christ before Pilate [?].

Photograph 2013 and text George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]

References

Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London SW1: A Brief Guide. London: Holy Trinity Church, n.d.


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