Scenes from the Life of St John the Evangelist

  Scenes from the Life of St John the Evangelist

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1873

A four-light window featuring the healing of the lame man at the Beautiful Gate, with four additional scenes beside it and biblical texts: (clockwise) the calling of James and John, John accompanies Mary away from the foot of the cross, John and Peter in prison, John writing his revelation on Patmos. Three angels in the tracery hold shields with 'St John', the chalice and an eagle on them.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Samuel Evans

Church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee, Newport
east wall of the south aisle

Signed S. Evans West Smethwick Birmingham.

Biblical texts: 'Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.'
'He saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets. And straightway he called them.'
'Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.'
'And they laid hands on them, and put them in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide.'
'And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.'

Given in remembrance of John Logan.

Suffered war damage in 1941, but escaped the fire at the church which took place while the window was being restored. Rededicated 18 September 1952.





 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 430.




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