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THE GLASS CHURCH

 

 

Most of St Matthew’s Church (the Glass Church as it is known locally) at Millbrook in Jersey is decorated in art deco style Lalique glass dating back to 1934.

The picture below is of one of the lamps inside the front door of the ‘Glass Church‘ designed and made by Rene Lalique.

Glass Art lamp

It is said to be the only church that French master glass artist Rene Lalique designed for.

Below is a picture of the windows that are all around the Glass Church.

Rene Lalique

The glass art work for the church was commissioned and paid for by Lady Trent who lived in Jersey across the road from the glass church.

Here is a picture of the front doors taken from the inside of the Glass Church

Rene Lalique

The Glass Church was was done in memory of her husband, Jesse Boot, who was the founder of Boots the Chemist.

This is the magnificent alter cross in the Glass Church.

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Renee Lalique is recognised as one of the world’s greatest glass art makers and jewellery designers

of the art Nouveau and art Deco periods.

This is a picture of the glass font in the Glass Church, it is signed by Rene Lalique on the base.

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These are the interior walls of the Glass Church which separate areas of the church.

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