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lamb bearing cross or banner, 'Agnus Dei' - symbol of Christ (11D1311)

The Lamb, as a symbol of Christ, is alluded to throughout the book of Relevation. The lamb stands for sacrifice, for redemption, and alludes to John 1:29. The lamb was thus adopted as a symbol for Christ in early iconography. Shown standing, with a gonfalon, it can point forward to the coming Resurrection. The probable inspiration for much of this imagery is Jan Van Eyck's 1432 altarpiece in St Bavo, Ghent.

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South Transept Wndow
probably third quarter of the nineteenth century
Church of St Rhedyw, Llanllyfni, Gwynedd
south wall of the south transept
  Scenes and Characters from the Bible Scenes and Characters from the Bible
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell
1868
Eglwys Oen Duw, Beulah, Powys
west wall of the nave
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
artist: William Clarke
about 1860
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
  Noah's Ark    from    Font Noah's Ark
from Font

about 1895
Church of St James, Cardiff
west end of the nave
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
1840
Church of St Grwst, Llanrwst, Conwy
east wall of the chancel
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
Church of St Theodore, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
  The Last Supper with the Agnus Dei and the Pelican in her Piety The Last Supper with the Agnus Dei and the Pelican in her Piety
firm/studio: Salviati & Co.
probably 1860s
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
sanctuary
  The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
designer: Robert Turnill Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
chancel
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
artist: Alfred Stansell
about 1870
Church of the Holy Trinity, Pont-ar-gothi, Carmarthenshire
chancel arch
  Agnus Dei Agnus Dei
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
about 1865
Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff



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