The Light of the World

  The Light of the World

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1912

Single-light window.

technique: stained glass
size: 61 cm (width)
firm/studio: Jones & Willis Ltd

Church of Emmanuel, Buckley, Flintshire
south wall

Text: 'I am the Light of the World'.
Dedication: 'This window was erected by Thomas Jones Bistre Farm in memory of his late uncle Edward Jones who died June 7th 1912 aged 81'.


This is a striking reinterpretation of Holman Hunt's painting. Here Christ is shown in the panoply of a priest, rather than as a humble suppliant.



 

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References

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 12.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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