Moses Witnesses Hitler and Mussolini Drowning (Detail)

Westmacott Glass Studio, Winnipeg

circa 1960

The irony of Hitler drowning in an Old Testament sea has a note of humour rarely seen in stained glass.

Two legendary figures of the Canadian prairies, the Jewish Mayor Harry Veiner of Medicine Hat and Fr. Athol Murray,the founder of Notre Dame, are thought to have dreamed up this fantastical scene.

Moses Witnesses Hitler and Mussolini Drowning (Detail)