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Stained glass windows commemorate air force veterans

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  1. Elinor Florence

    Elinor Florence Active Member

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    Stained glass was a beautiful medium used by many churches to honour our air force veterans. Check out some examples on my Wartime Wednesdays blog today.
    http://elinorflorence.com/blog/118116
     
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    There is a village church in Moreton Dorset, that was bombed when a fleeing bomber unloaded his bombs. When the church was rebuilt, the artist Whistler had plain glass put into the church windows and etched them with beautiful scenes. A delightful little church with the most beautiful windows. Moreton is where Lawrence of Arabia is buried. Its worth a visit if in the vicinity. The windows are a delight.
     
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    Thank you both for those suggestions! I will see if I can find photos on the web.
     
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    And since I am new to this, I don't know how to reply to you individually - or is this the best way to do it?
     
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    Photos of the window here.
    http://www.moretondorset.co.uk/moreton/st_nicholas_church.php
     
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    I followed up and posted something about Moreton, Dorset on my blog today at www.elinorflorence.com/blog/118330. Thanks, everyone!
     

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