Christ Blessing Children

  Christ Blessing Children

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1854

Single-light window with two scenes set in decorative borders. Below, Christ is seated and blesses two children at his knee, with two disciples behind, perhaps Peter and John. Above are five young figures holding palms, looking up as the hand of God descends in blessing.

technique: stained glass
size: 43 cm (width)
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.
designer: John Hardman Powell

Church of St Cynfelyn, Llancynfelyn, Ceredigion
south wall

Dedication: 'Christiana, Josephine Mary, Henry Charles, Adelaine, John Henry, children of William Tilsley Jones of Gwynfryn and Christiana his wife rest in this church'. The five children are surely represented in the upper scene.




 

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 499.




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