Cross Within a Crown of Thorns
from Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

  Cross Within a Crown of Thorns    from    Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1967

Set of eight cruciform windows with symbols including the Eucharistic Elements, dove of the Holy Spirit, Hand of God, Cross with a crown of thorns, a star, Agnus Dei.

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

Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south east wall, Blessed Sacrament Chapel

These windows were the first of the four sets of windows made for the church by the artist, installed at the time that the church was built.




 

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Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols

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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. 229-30.

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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