Justice and Sacrifice

  Justice and Sacrifice

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1917

Two-light window with Justice, a winged angel dressed in Roman armour carrying a sword and Sacrifice, a winged female figure holding a sheathed sword standing on a wounded soldier. Marching soldiers behind; a sun radiates light from the tracery light.

technique: stained glass


Church of St Peter, Lampeter, Ceredigion
north wall of the nave

The window is probably the work of Clayton & Bell. Text below the figures: 'There shall dawn a radiant peace'.

The window was given in memory of John Charles Edmund Davies (2nd Lt Royal Welsh Fusiliers), who was mortally wounded on 9 April 1917, the first day of the Battle of Arras.


The armoured figure on the left appears to be a representation of the archangel Michael.



 

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St Michael the Archangel: Justice and SacrificeAngel: Justice and SacrificeFallen Soldier: Justice and SacrificeInscriptions: Justice and Sacrifice

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Further reading

Martin Crampin and John Hammond, Stained Glass at the Church of St Peter, Lampeter (Aberystwyth: Sulien, 2017), pp. 18-19.

Martin Crampin, An Arts and Crafts Window by Clayton & Bell? (2017).

References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 480.




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Photo © Martin Crampin


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