Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

  Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Set of eight cruciform windows with symbols including the Eucharistic Elements, dove of the Holy Spirit, Hand of God, Cross with a crown of thorns, a star, Agnus Dei.

technique: stained glass
size: 50 cm (width) [approx]
artist: John Petts

Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south east wall, Blessed Sacrament Chapel

These windows were the first of the four sets of windows made for the church by the artist, installed at the time that the church was built.


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ChaliceStarAgnus DeiGrapesWheatDove of the Holy SpiritHand of GodCross Within a Crown of Thorns

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Further reading

Alison Smith, 'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xix, no. 2 (19913), pp. 21718, 227.

Alison Smith, 'Light, Colour and the Bible: The Stained Glass Windows of John Petts (1914-91)' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 229-30.


John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 363.

Directory of Master Glass Painters (London: Oriel Press (The British Society of Master Glass-Painters), 1972), p. 78.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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