Christ in Majesty with Welsh Saints

  Christ in Majesty with Welsh Saints

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1927

Seated Christ flanked by St James and St John the Baptist. The Welsh saints represented are Padarn, Gwynfryd (Winefride), Cenydd, Deiniol, Teilo, David, Asaph, Gwynllyw, Tudful and Illtud. Biblical scenes are also included in panels below such as the Annunciation, Crucifixion and Resurrection. The symbols of the Passion are also depicted.


designer: Christopher Webb
designer: J. B. L. Tolhurst

Church of St James, Cardiff
sanctuary

Made to the design of the architect, J.B.L. Tolhurst with figures based on drawings by Christopher Webb.

Following closure of St James in 2007, the reredos was moved to the Church of St Theodore, Port Talbot.





 

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Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsChrist in Majesty with St James and St John the Baptist: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsChrist in Majesty: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsThe Annunciation: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsThe Crucifixion with Instruments of the Passion: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsThe Resurrection: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt Padarn and St Winefride: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt Cenydd, St Deiniol and St Teilo: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt James: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt John the Baptist: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt David, St Asaph and St Gwynllyw: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsSt Tudful and St Illtud: Christ in Majesty with Welsh SaintsWelsh Saints Beneath a Welsh Dragon: Christ in Majesty with Welsh Saints

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 302.




Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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