Art: Cleveland's New Windows

On Palm Sunday Cleveland's Pastor Frank H. Ferris and his well-to-do Fairmount Presbyterian congregation celebrated their first services in a brand-new church. Most magnificent of all the new church's handsome trappings was a set of 37 stained-glass windows picturing the life of Christ. Few U.S. churches could boast their equals, and none precisely like them had ever been seen in a U.S. church before. For the world's makers of stained-glass windows they reopened an artistic question that most purists had settled a generation ago.

There are, fundamentally, two ways of making a stained-glass window....

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