Left: Whole window. Right: Main panels of the two right-hand windows.

North Aisle (2) window of St Peter's Church, Hersham, Surrey, by Clayton & Bell. 1895 (see Eberhard). This later window by the firm tells the story of how the apostles fished all night without any luck, but are told by Jesus to cast the net again, and this time it is filled with so many fish that the net breaks and another ship takes some on board, until both ships are threatened with sinking under the great haul. This is when Jesus tells them, "Fear not; from henceforth thou shall catch men" — the words written under the lower two right-hand panels (see Luke 5, 10). Again, this is a vivid scene with the rigging, net (even its corks) and curling waves all helping to recreate the episode.

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Eberhard, Robert."Stained Glass Windows at St Peter, Hersham, Surrey." Church Stained Glass Windows. Web. 8 July 2014.

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