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College Chapel, Jesus College

I was rather taken by the East Window, a bright an engaging George Hedgeland window.  However, on closer inspection of the photographs, the protective wire backing was clearly visible – sadly to the detriment of the numerous scenes.  Fortunately, for saleability reasons, I have photographed most (or possibly all) of the Nativity Scenes and felt that this window was a particularly fine example.

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Dominic Price (2019) Charles Williams Memorial Window [Clayton & Bell, 1874 – College Chapel, Jesus College]

Located at the east end of the south wall, this memorial to the former principal, featuring angels in the tracery.  The main scene depicts the Adoration of the Christ Child by the Magi and Shepherds.  Below are small scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, and Presentation in the Temple.

This window presented yet another challenge to my classical education, containing a detailed Latin inscription, requiring translation.

M:S:Caroli Williamis · S:T:P:Coll:Jes:per · ann:xx · Principalis ob:Ort:xvii · mdccclxxvii
In memory of Charles Williams, Professor of Sacred Theology, Jesus College, for 20 Years Principal, died October 17 1877

EXIF data:
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
85mm | ISO-50 | f/8.0
Exposure range: 1/25sec – 1sec
The image is the result of the exposure blending by hand of 32 separate images.

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