Episcopal Church of the Ascension - Table of Contents

Chancel and Gallery Windows
Episcopal Church of the Ascension - CLOSED

16 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo NY

On this page, below:  Chancel   ...     Discovery of the Resurrection   ...    Ascension   ...   Pentecost   ...   Gallery

The studios and dates of all these windows are unknown

2010 Photos
Chancel

Chancel and nave   ...   Left chancel stained glass window:  Discovery of the Resurrection   ...   Center:  Ascension   ...   Right: Pentecost


Left chancel stained glass windowDiscovery of the Resurrection   ...   Center:  Ascension   ...   Right: Pentecost




Chancel - Discovery of the Resurrection


Discovery of the Resurrection   ...   Four details below, starting at the top of the window:


Discovery of the Resurrection detail #1 - Three angels   ...   Quatrefoil


Discovery of the Resurrection detail #2   ...   Trefoils



Discovery of the Resurrection detail #3



Discovery of the Resurrection detail #4 - Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome




Chancel - Ascension


Ascension      ...   Center window in the chancel is the most important stained glass window location in the church, so it is appropriate that this window depicts the Ascension which is the name of the church   ...   Seven details below:


Ascension  detail #1 -      Stenciled geometric design   ...    Quatrefoil features  the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove and acanthus leaves    ...    Note the red bullseye



Ascension  detail #2   ...   Stenciled geometric design


Ascension  detail #3   ...   Hand-painted angels



Ascension  detail #4



Ascension  detail #5



Ascension  detail #6



Ascension  detail #7





Chancel - Pentecost


Pentecost     ...   Eight details below:


 
Pentecost  detail #1   ...    Quatrefoil   ...   Saddle bar    ...      Stigmata



Pentecost  detail #2   ...   Trefoil



Pentecost  detail #3   ...   Holy Ghost depicted as dove  conferring tongues of fire which enabled the apostles to speak in tongues, i.e., different languages unknown to the speaker



Pentecost  detail #4   ...   Holy Spirit in the form of a dove


Pentecost  detail #5   ...   Apostles with  tongues of fire


Pentecost  detail #6



Pentecost  detail #7   ...   Predella


Pentecost  detail #8    ...   Predella   ...   Isaiah 26:9 (online Jan 2021)




Gallery - 4-panel window


Nave and gallery in back of the church



Two
details below:


Gallery detail #1



Gallery detail #2   ...   Stenciled geometric design







Special thanks to Rector Armond J. Kraft and to Senior Warden Thomas Zimfer for their cooperation in January 2010

Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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