Edinburgh:Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church of Scotland, North Transept

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The Transfiguration

Window of three lancet lights.

This window depicts the story of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ.

Lancet 1:
This lancet depicts Moses holding the Ten Commandments tablets, with James holding his hands in prayer towards the scene.

Lancet 2:
This lancet depicts Jesus Christ dressed in white robes with a choir of angels holding a banner above him. Below is John looking towards the scene.

Lancet 3:
This lancet depicts Elijah holding a scroll of the Holy Scripture, Peter appears below looking up at the scene.

‘This is my beloved son hear him’ (Matthew 17:1-9)

‘Dedicated to the memory of their parents by the family of the late Robert Gordon, one of this founders of this congregation./ MH ECT RJG until the day dawn MRG AFSA.‘

(Information provided by “The Mayfield Salisbury Windows- ‘Thy Story in Glass’.” Dr. Elizabeth Cumming 2010).

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


Related Records:  
Who: Ballantine and Gardiner (Firm/Company)
What: Church of Scotland, Memorial Window
Where: 18 West Mayfield, Edinburgh, EH9 1TQ
When: 1904 (installed)
Jul-12 (photograph taken)
Resource Rights Holder: Scottish Stained Glass Trust and Symposium
Record ID: 000-000-769-053-C
Project Ref:
Material: Glass, Lead, Paint, Stain
Dimensions: Approx: 3 x 2m
Subject/Keywords: Transfiguration, Jesus Christ, Moses, ten commandments, tablets, James, John, choir of angels, Peter, Elijah, scroll, white robes
Event: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Gordon of 50 Minto Street (In memory of)
Photographer: Elisa Conesa Martinez