Ascension with Scenes from the Parables

  Ascension with Scenes from the Parables

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1872

Three-light window. Ascension with scenes from four parables of Christ: the labourers in the vineyard, the parable of the talents, the good Samaritan, and the tares among the wheat.

technique: stained glass
size: 55 cm (width of each light) [approx]
artist: Charles Alexander Gibbs

Church of St Mary, Ruabon, Wrexham
west wall of the south aisle

Upper left text: 'For many be called but few chosen' (Matthew 20:16;22:14); upper right text 'Well done thou good and faithful servant' (Matthew 25:21); left lower text: 'Go and do thou likewise' (Luke 10:37); central lower text: 'And a cloud received him out of their sight' (Acts 1:9); right lower text: 'But while men slept his enemy came and sowed tare' (Matthew 13:25).
Dedication: In memory of William Jones of Plas Newydd d.1872 Agent on the Wynnstay Estate.


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

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