Christ with Angels and Figures Bearing Crosses

  Christ with Angels and Figures Bearing Crosses

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1898

Three-light window. In the central light a pilgrim kneels before the risen, glorified Christ.

technique: stained glass
size: 40 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: Ward & Hughes
designer: George Measures Parlby

Church of St Mary, Ruabon, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle

Signed Ward & Hughes 1898.

Texts: 'Perfect love casteth out fear', 'I know thy works and thy labour', 'Be of good comfort rise He calleth thee'.

Given in memory of Ebenezer Wood Edwards, vicar of the parish (died 1897), by his children. In closing years of his life he was a cripple and walked with the aid of a crutch.





 

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An Angel Tends to a Fallen Pilgrim: Christ with Angels and Figures Bearing Crosses

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Further reading

T. W. Pritchard, Ruabon Parish Church Denbighshire (Much Wenlock: RJL Smith, 1998), p.22.

References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 17.

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 269.




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