Edinburgh: Greyfriars Tollbooth & Highland Kirk, Church of Scotland, West End

Postcard of Edinburgh: Greyfriars Tollbooth & Highland Kirk, Church of Scotland, West End. Click to view full image (new window)
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The Morning of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Window of three lights with tracery.

This window depicts the morning of the Resurrection.

Lancet 1:
This window depicts Mary the Mother of Jesus and an architectural canopy.
Lancet 2:
This window depicts a risen Jesus dressed in white robes and two angels sitting on the empty tomb.
Lancet 3:
This window depicts John the beloved disciple.

‘Mary the Mother of Jesus’

Lancet 2:
‘He is Risen/ He is not here’

Lancet 3:
‘John the Beloved Disciple’

To the glory of God
‘And in Loving Memory of Elizabeth Jane Hood.
Dedicated by her husband John Francis Pillans of Maines, Berwickshire, 1898’.

This window was dedicated in 1898.

Ballantine and Gardiner- (Partnership: 1892-1905) This was a successful partnership between Alexander Ballantine (1841-1906) (son of James Ballantine) and Herbert Gardiner ( - ). They were incredibly prolific for their short partnership together.


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Who: Ballantine and Gardiner (Firm/Company)
What: Church of Scotland
Where: Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ
When: 1898 (installed)
Jul-12 (photograph taken)
Resource Rights Holder: Scottish Stained Glass Trust and Symposium
Record ID: 000-000-769-033-C
Project Ref:
Material: Glass, Lead, Paint, Stain
Dimensions: Approx 6 x 5m
Subject/Keywords: Resurrection, Jesus Christ, Mary, John
Photographer: Elisa Conesa Martinez