The Nativity by Edward Jenkin Prest (1857-1934), c.1902, in the north chapel of St Augustine, Highgate, London. The photograph on the right shows the central figures in more detail. This beautiful window was installed in thanksgiving for the peace in South Africa after the Boer Wars, and to celebrate the coronation of Edward VII. It depicts the adoration of the shepherds and Magi. Above the central scene is Isaiah with a scroll bearing the text, "their kings shall minister unto thee" (Isaiah 60, 10. [Click on the images to enlarge them].

Photographs by John Salmon, and text by Jacqueline Banerjee. These images may be used 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 the Victorian Web in a print one.


Eberhard, Robert. "Stained Glass Windows at St Augustine." Church Stained Glass Windows. Web. 8 October 2016.

Created 8 October 2016