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Tiffany Studios stained glass windows
First Presbyterian Church United

620 West Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13204

First Presbyterian Church United - Official Website

Two windows illustrated on this page below:

Te Deum
Studios: Tiffany
Artist: Frederick J. Wilson

Installed: 1906
Style: Opalescent

 "Te Deum"

The usual representation of Christ in a "Te Deum Window" is that of Christ the King seated in heaven  He is surrounded by Angels, Cherubim and Seraphim, with instruments of praise and smoking censers of incense. They represent different races. This stained glass window is unusual in that the figure of Christ is not depicted.

Details below:

Detail - Panels 1-6
This window consists of over 100 figures.
Left side: New Testament figures; right side: Old
Testament figures.

Detail - Panels 1 & 2

Detail - Panels 2-4
Note "Te Deum Laudamus" on the banner.

Detail -  Lower panels 1-3
Panels 1-2 depict New Testament figures.

Detail -  Panels 3-6

Detail -  Lower panels 3-4
Note "Te Deum Laudamus" on the banner.

Detail -  Panel 3

Detail - Panel 5

Detail - Panel 5

Detail -  Lower panels 5-6
Old Testament figures.

Detail - Panel 5

Detail - Panel 5
Cornelius and the Angel
Installed in 1905

Cornelius was a Roman centurion who is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles.

Certain traditions hold Cornelius as becoming either the first bishop of Caesarea or the bishop of Scepsis in Mysia.

Details below:

Pinnacles and crockets

Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa
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