The Six Days of Creation

  The Six Days of Creation

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1893-1906
Six panels depicting the six days of creation, with angels holding roundels.

medium: Della Robbia ware

designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
firm/studio: Della Robbia Pottery

Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
north aisle chapel

Made by Harold Rathbone at his pottery workshops in Birkenhead to original designs for stained glass by Burne-Jones. Given to the Cathedral in 1960. For the original designs, see Waters (2017), p. 55–7.




 

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Further reading

Chrystal Davies, Around and About Llandaff Cathedral (Much Wenlock: R.J.L. Smith, 2007), p.27.

David Jasper, 'Pre-Raphaelite Biblical Art in Wales' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 147-9.

Martin Crampin and John Morgan-Guy, Imaging the Bible in Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), Reproduction and Tradition: The Nineteenth Century.

William Waters, Damozels and Deities: Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass 1870–1898 (Abbots Morton: Seraphim, 2017), pp. 55–7.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 252.




  The Six Days of Creation

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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