Saints
detail from Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old Testament

  Saints    detail from    Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old Testament

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

Lower central light.

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about 1919

Three-light window. Seated figure of Christ, depicted beardless, with angels in the centre light. At the left is the burning of Jerusalem by the Chaldeans, and Jeremiah and Nebuzaradan below. In the right-hand light the return to Jerusalem above Cyrus and Sheshbazzar.

technique: stained glass

designer: Henry Holiday

Church of St John the Baptist, Newton, Swansea
south wall

Window commissioned to commemorate the burning of Ypres in the First World War.

Angels above hold the text: 'The creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God' (Romans 8:21).





 

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Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old TestamentThe Burning of Jerusalem: Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old TestamentJeremiah and Nebuzar-adan: Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old TestamentChrist Enthroned in the New Jerusalem: Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old TestamentThe Jews Return to Jerusalem: Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old TestamentCyrus and Sheshbazzar: Christ Enthroned in the New Jerusalem with Scenes from the Old Testament

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 204.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 474.

D. Charles Davies, The History of the Ancient Church situate at Newton Porthcawl in the Parish of Newton-Nottage (Porthcawl: 1938), p. 35-6.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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