The Twelve Apostles

  The Twelve Apostles

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1885

Life-size figures of each apostle, carrying emblems, as part of the decoration of the apse, under scenes from the Old Testament. Arranged in four sets of threes.

technique: carved

firm/studio: Searle

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Cardiff
sanctuary apse

Added at the time of the reordering of the church by J.D. Sedding.


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John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 265.

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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