The Crucifixion and the Resurrection
Clayton & Bell (attributed)
St Matthew's, Ashford, Surrey
This window, the first in the north aisle, is one of two in memory of Sir John Edward Harington (1821-1877), who had died at the age of 55. He had been a Lieutenant in the Coldstream Guards, and Deputy Lieutenant of Middlesex (Ashford was in Middlesex until it became a part of Surrey in 1965). In rich colours it conveys from these climactic episodes both the grief and the hope of those left behind: the angels hold the message, "He is risen as he said" (from Matthew 28, 6).
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