Star
from Set of Windows Depicting the Birth of Christ and Noah's Ark

  Star    from    Set of Windows Depicting the Birth of Christ and Noah's Ark

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1977-1981

Set of eight cruciform windows with a star at the apex and scenes including the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary, the Nativity, the Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, the Flight into Egypt, Noah's Ark and animals.

technique: stained glass
size: 50 cm (width) [approx]
artist: John Petts

Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north east wall (used as a Sunday School room)

These windows were the last of the four sets of windows made for the church by the artist.




 

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Set of Windows Depicting the Birth of Christ and Noah's Ark

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Further reading

Alison Smith, 'Light, Colour and the Bible: The Stained Glass Windows of John Petts (1914-91)' in Biblical Art from Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 229-31.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 363.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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