Hannah, Samuel and Eli

  Hannah, Samuel and Eli

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1919

Two-light window depicting Hannah with her son Samuel as a child and Eli with scrolls. Panels below show the child Samuel and Samuel being presented in the Temple.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd.
designer: Liversedge
designer: Philip William Cole
designer: Ernest Penwarden
designer: Read

Church of St Mary, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the nave

The figure of Eli is by Read, and Hannah and Samuel is by Penwarden. Part of the design for the window was also used in Winchester.

Inscriptions: 'Speak Lord for thy servant heareth' (1 Samuel 3:9). 'And brought him unto the House of the Lord' 1 Samuel 1:24).

Given in memory of Hannah Sarah, wife of T.G. Bennett (died 1892) and George Bennett (died 1888).





 

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 186.




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