Edinburgh: St Giles' Cathedral Church of Scotland,Albany aisle

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The Revelation of St John the Divine, Christ´s Triumphal Entry into the New Jerusalem

Window of three trefoil-headed lights, arranged in two stages with tracery.

Upper stage:
This window depicts Jesus Christ´s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem.

Lower stage:
This window depicts the Revelation of St John the Divine,

‘This window was given in 1957/by Mary Buchannan Cosens for the beautification of God’s House/and in Memory of Her husband/ Robert Romanes Cosens/ and her mother and father/ Agnes Long and Stewart McGlashen and other dear ones. ‘

This window was installed in 1957.

Francis Spear: (1902-1979) was born in South Norwood, London. Spear attended the London County Council Central School of Arts & Crafts, studying Industrial Design, with a focus in stained glass. Spear taught in the Royal College of Art and at the Central School. He worked with Martin Travers before and upto the start the Second World War.

Arthur Pearce: (____ - ____) Pearce fabricated this window.


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Who: Arthur Pearce (Firm/Company)
Francis Spear (Artist/Designer)
What: Church of Scotland, Memorial Window
Where: High Kirk of Edinburgh
High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
When: 01/07/2012 (photograph taken)
1957 (installed)
Resource Rights Holder: Scottish Stained Glass Trust and Symposium
Record ID: 000-000-768-008-C
Project Ref:  
Material: Glass, Lead, Paint, Stain
Dimensions: Aprox 3 x 1´5 m
Subject/Keywords: Jesus Christ, Palm Sunday, Jerusalem, St. John the Divine, male artist, London, memorial window
Event: Mary Buchannan Cosens (Donated by)
Photographer: Elisa Conesa Martinez