Scenes from the First Book of Kings

  Scenes from the First Book of Kings

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales. Courtesy: Cardiff Castle (Cardiff Council)

Panels showing Elijah and the Prophets of Baal at Mount Carmel

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about 1875

Series of scenes around the walls of the roof garden relating events from I Kings 18-19.

support: on ceramic tile
technique: painting

designer: Horatio Walter Lonsdale
firm/studio: W. B. Simpson & Sons

Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
Bute Tower roof garden

Courtesy Cardiff Castle (Cardiff Council)




 

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The Sacrifice of Elijah at Mount CarmelObadiah Before King AhabObadiah Meets ElijahElijah Reproves King AhabThe Prophets of Baal Prepare for the SacrificeThe Prophets of Baal Prepare for the SacrificeThe Sacrifice of the Prophets of BaalThe Prophets of Baal are SeizedThe Prophets of Baal are Killed by ElijahElijah's Servant Checks for RainKing Ahab Eats and DrinksElijah Runs in front of Ahab's ChariotKing Ahab and JezebelJezebel Sends a Message to ElijahAn Angel Wakes Elijah

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Further reading

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 209.




Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales. Courtesy: Cardiff Castle (Cardiff Council)


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