A window on the south side to the memory of Mrs. Ellen Shepherd Brooks
erected by her sons, Peter Chardon and Shepherd Brooks
This window, by John LaFarge
, of New York, is noted for its exquisite colors, and is a valuable artistic decoration to the church.
The subject, ‘Rebekah at the Well,’ is after a painting by Horace Vernet
At the base of the window is the inscription: ‘In memory of our mother, Ellen Shepherd Brooks
In this window the mullions are removed, the glass occupying the entire space.
The brass cross and vases on the altar and re-table from Mrs. Dudley C. Hall
The cross is inscribed: ‘A Thanksgiving Offering.’
The silver of the communion service is very handsome.
The beautiful flagon, paten, chalice, and alms basin which are used in the larger services were given to the parish by Mrs. Dudley Hall
The cruets and the smaller chalice were given by Miss Edna J. Manning
, formerly a member of the Altar Guild
The pix was the gift of Miss Virginia Lee
The cruets are of cut glass, with silver trimmings.
The other vessels are of silver.
Suspended from the roof of the chancel is a corona chandelier, a Christmas gift from the Sunday-school in 1877.
It is of polished brass, with twenty-four burners, made by Cornelius
& Sons, Philadelphia
, and exhibited by them at the Centennial Exposition
The hanging of the altar, the dorsal, and antepen-dium for pulpit consist of drapery, with emblems in raised needlework.
There are four sets of these embroideries beautifully wrought in as many colors.
, used in Easter
, Ascension and Epiphany
seasons, symbolizes the sun-bright light of truth, innocence, joy, etc. Red, used at Whitsunday and Saints' days, stands for ardent love and for fire.
, used at Trinity
season, is symbol of life, from living vegetation.
Violet, used in