Edinburgh: Greyfriars Tollbooth & Highland Kirk, Church of Scotland, Nave

Postcard of Edinburgh: Greyfriars Tollbooth & Highland Kirk, Church of Scotland, Nave. Click to view full image (new window)
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St. Margaret of Scotland and St. Helen

Window of two lights with tracery.

The window depicts St. Margaret of Scotland (Lancet 1) and St. Helen (Lancet 2).

Lancet 1:
‘St. Margaret of Scotland’
Lancet 2:
St. Helen

Lancet 1:
‘To the Glory of God and in Memory of Ellen Pearl Lindsay Gardiner. Entered into Immortal Life 1936’.

‘This window was in memory of his wife, erected by W.W. Gardiner, her husband and minister of Greyfriars, and by her brothers and sister. ‘

The Latin quotation is from the twentieth century hymn-
‘Jesus thou joy of loving hearts’ ,‘But what to those who find’

Marjorie Kemp (1885-1975) Kemp was born a daughter of a Minister in Blairgowie. She trained at Glasgow School of Art. She worked extensively with Margaret Chilton from 1922-1962. She produced many works all over Scotland and when Chilton died, Kemp retired. (RM 2010)


Related Records:  
Who: Marjorie Kemp (Artist/Designer)
What: Church of Scotland, Memorial Window
Where: Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ
When: 1936 (installed)
Jul-12 (photograph taken)
Resource Rights Holder: Scottish Stained Glass Trust and Symposium
Record ID: 000-000-769-032-C
Project Ref:
Material: Glass, Lead, Paint, Stain
Dimensions: Aprox 3 x 1.5m
Subject/Keywords: St. Margaret, St. Helen, Saint, women, women artist, Glasgow School of Art
Event: Ellen Pearl Lindsay Gardiner (In Memory of)
Photographer: Elisa Conesa Martinez