Rough sketch of symbols window baptistry and plain glaze window Public Deposited

Rough sketch of symbols window baptistry and plain glaze window

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 11182/156
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Copyright status
Date Created
  • end 31-12-1972
  • start 01-01-1931
  • Colour design for unidentified symbols window for a baptistry and plain glaze window. Attributed to William Dowling.Signatures/ Inscriptions: Top left hand side, in pencil block letters: ‘Rough sketch of symbols window baptistry’; top right hand side: ‘ Similar pattern of warm tones proposed for windows no. 3 and 32’; left hand side: ‘The Holy Ghost as a dove spreads divine grace over he water of baptism coming from a shell’, ‘ Under his holy name, Christ, the fish, carries the church, represented by a boat’; middle: ‘The soul of the faithful, the dove, receives its reward, the laurel crown, and everlasting peace, the olive branch,’ ‘Mary help of christians,’ ‘The deer, representing the faithful, through the grace of the Holy ghost drink from the fountain of living water.’; underneath left light, in pencil: ‘ Window no. 1 on schedule’; underneath right light, in pencil: ‘Window no. 2 on schedule’; bottom left hand side: ‘Clarke Studios Dublin’; bottom right hand side: Scale 1/2”=1’.Materials: Pencil, pen and ink, gouache and watercolour on medium weight off white bristle board cut and adhered overall to mount board with off white coloured facing paper.Measurements: Design: 38.6 x 21.6 cm; mount board: 39.6 x 22.6 cm.
Collection title
  • Clarke Stained Glass Studios Collection
Series title
  • Clarke Studios: Designs and Plans
  • Acquired by Trinity College Library from David Clarke, October 2002
Resource type
  • gouache (paint)
  • watercolor (paint)
  • pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
  • mat board
  • cardboard
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS11182-156_1
  • 0114306


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