King Solomon

  King Solomon

Photo © Martin Crampin

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Single-light window with standing figure of Solomon. A scene below shows labourers at work.

technique: stained glass
size: 60 cm (width)
firm/studio: Samuel Evans & Co.

Church of St Matthew, Newport
north wall of the nave (now converted to a hall)

The composition of the window is clearly intended to match that of its neighbouring window, depicting David.

Text: 'Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it' Psalm 127:1.

Dedication: 'To the Glory of God and in ever loving memory of the late Samuel Whitmore J.P., who died Oct. 13th 1929. Erected by his widow and family.


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King SolomonLabourers Building the Temple: King Solomon

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John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 432.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  King Solomon

Photo © Martin Crampin

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