The New Jerusalem

  The New Jerusalem

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1923

Large rectangular window with a scene showing a group of people below, and above two people being shown into the heavenly city by an angel, with further angels kneeling. The city is shown in a landscape on a hill. The scene is set within a decorative canopy at the centre of the window.

technique: stained glass
size: 120 cm (width)
firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
designer: Ernest Penwarden

Church of St Peter Ad Vincula, Pennal, Gwynedd
south wall of the nave

Dedication: 'A thankoffering to God for the life and work of Frank Gott of Talgarth 21 Dec. 1858 - 3 Aug. 1920.

The scene is reminiscent of the scene depicting the saved from Fra Angelico's Last Judgement, of about 1431.



 

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References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 681.




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