Windows in the North and East of the Chancel
from Figures from the Old and New Testaments

  Windows in the North and East of the Chancel    from    Figures from the Old and New Testaments

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1958-1959
Series of four two-light windows windows along the north and south walls of the chancel with various biblical and historical scenes and characters. North wall: Moses with the Ten Commandments and David playing the harp, with Moses in the bulrushes and Ruth and Naomi below; Zacharias and John the Baptist, with Abraham and Melchizedek and the ascension of Elijah below. Along the south wall (from east): Mary and Martha, with Cennydd and Florence Nightingale below; Peter and Paul, with the calling of Peter and the conversion of Saul below.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
designer: E. Liddall Armitage

Church of St Mary, Swansea
chancel

A further window in a matching style was added in 1978 on the south side.




 

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Moses and King David: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsZacharias and St John the Baptist: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMary and Martha: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsPeter and Paul: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMoses: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMoses in the Bulrushes: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsRuth and Naomi: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsZacharias and St John the Baptist: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsAbraham and Melchizedek: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsThe Translation of Elijah: Figures from the Old and New Testaments

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  St Barnabas and St James with Local Scenes

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Further reading

A Short Guide to the Stained Glass Windows in St. Mary's Parish Church Swansea (Swansea: The Friends of St. Mary's, 2001 (second edition)).

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 581.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 226.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1961), p. 82.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1966), p. 85.




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  Windows in the North and East of the Chancel    from    Figures from the Old and New Testaments

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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