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With more time available, I was able to return to the Church of the Covenant on Newbury Street in Boston.  Given the time of day and the angle of the light, I was drawn to photograph what I later learned to be the Sparrow window. Here’s what the church’s self-guided tour brochure says:  “Based on one of Jesus’ parables, the Sparrow window is a tour-de-force of Tiffany art using drapery or ribbed glass for clothing, and mottled glass or confetti glass for the background.  Frederick Wilson designed this image of Jesus as a young working carpenter, with a yoke on his back, pausing to sympathize with the plight of a small bird that only he can see clearly.”

Additional stained glass images can be viewed here.

If you’re in Boston and would like to visit for yourself, information can be found here.

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