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Image ID: 148
Title:Glencairn great hall ceiling
Source:Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn Archives, Bryn Athyn, PA
Date:circa 1936
Medium:Print
Description:Great hall ceiling with scaffolding still present. A portion of a quotation from Emanuel Swedenborg can be seen on the side of the large beam. "Those who are in charity think nothing but good of the neighbor and speak only well of him" (Arcana Coelestia 1088). The stars on the ceiling are mosaic and the celtic designs on the ceiling and beams were inspired by the Book of Kells.