Figure of Christ with Faith and Hope

  Figure of Christ with Faith and Hope

© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin

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about 1939

Three-light window with standing figures, Christ in the centre, representing love, between female figures of Faith (left-hand light, with cross and book), and Hope (right-hand light, with anchor.

technique: stained glass


Church of St Anne, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire
east wall of the chancel

Probably by Shrigley and Hunt of Lancaster. A late use of Gothic canopies typical of the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Texts: 'Come unto me all ye that labour' (Matthew 11:28); 'Now abideth Faith Hope and Love, But the greatest of these is Love.' (1 Corinthians 13:13).





 

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