Moses and King David
from Figures from the Old and New Testaments

  Moses and King David    from    Figures from the Old and New Testaments

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1958-1959

Series of four two-light windows windows along the north and south walls of the chancel with various biblical and historical scenes and characters. North wall: Moses with the Ten Commandments and David playing the harp, with Moses in the bulrushes and Ruth and Naomi below; Zacharias and John the Baptist, with Abraham and Melchizedek and the ascension of Elijah below. Along the south wall (from east): Mary and Martha, with Cennydd and Florence Nightingale below; Peter and Paul, with the calling of Peter and the conversion of Saul below.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
designer: E. Liddall Armitage

Church of St Mary, Swansea
chancel

A further window in a matching style was added in 1978 on the south side.




 

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Windows in the North and East of the Chancel: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsZacharias and St John the Baptist: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMary and Martha: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsPeter and Paul: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMoses: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsMoses in the Bulrushes: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsRuth and Naomi: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsZacharias and St John the Baptist: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsAbraham and Melchizedek: Figures from the Old and New TestamentsThe Translation of Elijah: Figures from the Old and New Testaments
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  St Barnabas and St James with Local Scenes

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Further reading

A Short Guide to the Stained Glass Windows in St. Mary's Parish Church Swansea (Swansea: The Friends of St. Mary's, 2001 (second edition)).

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 581.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 226.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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