Sower and Reapers

  Sower and Reapers

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1886
Two-light window. A sower is depicted in the left-hand light, angels with sickles stand in the right-hand light.

technique: stained glass
size: 50 cm (width of each light)
artist: Edward Frampton

Church of St Deiniol, Hawarden, Flintshire
north wall of the north aisle

Inscription: 'But when the fruit is ripe immediately he putteth in the sickle.' (Mark 4:29)

Dedication: 'To the glory of God and in affectionate memory of Rosie the beloved wife of Edward Frampton who passed from this life during child birth at the dawn of the 29th December 1885. This window is designed and erected by her husband R.I.P.'


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Further reading

Martin O'Kane, 'Biblical Art from Wales: From Text to Image' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), p. 67.


Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 164.

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 367.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 9.

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  Sower and Reapers

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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