St Mary Magdalene and St Martha with Symbols and Local Scenes

  St Mary Magdalene and St Martha with Symbols and Local Scenes

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1969

Two-light window with small figures of Mary and Martha at the top of both lights, with symbols and local Gower landmarks below. Underneath Mary is a casket, opposite three keys beneath Martha. The staff of Asclepius and the winged ox of Luke are included over views of Three Cliffs Bay and Worms Head.

technique: stained glass
size: 32 cm (width of each light)
artist: John Edwards

Church of St Teilo, Bishopston, Swansea
south wall of the nave

Given by by Dr P. Cosgrove in memory of his wife. The badge of the The British Medical Association and the symbol of Luke the physician reflect the donor's occupation.




 

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Further reading

Geoffrey R. Orrin, A Guide to the Parish Church of St Teilo, Bishopston (1975).




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