The Crucifixion with Saints and Angels

  The Crucifixion with Saints and Angels

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1907

Five-light window with Christ on the cross in the central light, St John the Baptist, St John the Evangelist, St Ambrose and St Thomas Aquinas. Agnus Dei in the main upper tracery light. The window also features an altar prepared for the Holy Eucharist with Christ as the 'celebrant' his blood collected in chalices by angels. Angels with censers below.

technique: stained glass
size: 280 cm (width) [approx]
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of St John the Baptist, Newport
east wall of the chancel

Dedication: The gift of the congregation in thankgiving to God for the great generosity of Mr Frank Johnstone Mitchell of Llanfrechfa Grange, who founded the Mission Church of St John the Baptist on Stow Hill in 1876 and who, in 1898, enabled the Parish of St. John the Baptist to be formed by providing an endowment and a vicarage and aided in the building of the Parish Church.




 

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Further reading

Donald Curtis, The Stained Glass of the parish church of St. John the Baptist, Newport, Monmouthshire (1957), p.5.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 429.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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