Artist John La Farge, American, 1835-1910
  • Faith and Hope Rondelle Window
  • Faith and Hope Roundel Window (alternate title)
Date 1890
Medium stained glass
Dimensions Overall: 18 feet 2 3/4 inches × 84 inches (5 m 55.6 cm × 213.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Unitarian Church Trust
Accession Number 59.169
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W284, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, roundel window: IN | MEMORIAM | [floral symbol] CHARLES [floral symbol] | MERRILL
Inscribed, top quarter of left lancet window: FAITH
Inscribed, top quarter of right lancet window: HOPE
Inscribed, lower quarter of left lancet window: [floral symbol] [line break] PSALM | -CXIX- | CXXXth VERSE [line break] [floral symbol]
Inscribed, lower quarter of right lancet window: THE [line break] | ENTRANCE OF | THE WORDS | GIVETH | [line break] LIGHT
until 1959, installed in the Unitarian Church (Woodward Avenue at Edmund Place, Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Detroit Sunday News. Nov. 30, 1890 (ill.).