The Light of the World and the Good Shepherd

  The Light of the World and the Good Shepherd

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1945

Two-light window. Standing figures of Christ making a blessing gesture and holding a lantern, and as a shepherd holding a crook and a lamb, another sheep at his feet. Both figures portrayed in a landscape with flowers.


technique: stained glass


Church of St David, Neath, Neath Port Talbot
north wall of north aisle

Texts: 'I am the Light of the World' and 'There shall be one fold and one Shepherd'

Given in memory of Thomas Cole, a sidesman of the church and Mayor of Neath in 1935, and of his grandson, Captain A.T.E. Cole (South Wales Borderers), who was killed in Burma in February 1945. Insignia of the South Wales Borderers above the Good Shepherd, and a badge of Neath above the left-hand light.





 

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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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