Moses Window

The Moses window. Stained glass windows are an ideal memorial as they can be added to a building without destroying the original fabric, yet having a significant visual impact. This one, depicting a scene from the life of Moses, was added in memory of Sir Henry Manisty, a judge of the high court, and his wife, Mary Ann, who died in 1890 and 1893 respectively. The inscription reads

Stained glass windows are an ideal memorial as they can be added to a building without destroying the original fabric, yet having a significant visual impact.

This one, depicting a scene from the life of Moses, was added in memory of Sir Henry Manisty, a judge of the high court, and his wife, Mary Ann, who died in 1890 and 1893 respectively. The window was designed in 1895 by Henry Holiday (who was also the illustrator of Lewis Caroll's  The Hunting of the Snark).

The inscription reads "By faith Moses refused to be called the son of Pharoah's daughter, choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season. "