The Parable of the Talents

  The Parable of the Talents

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1916

Three-light window. Standing Christ-like figure in the centre light receiving talents from his servants. The servant who received only one talent is sent away in the left-hand light. Scenes of charity in the panels below, and various symbols in the tracery lights: the all-seeing eye of God with rainbow, angels holding spheres of the universe and the world, and cross anchor and heart symbolising faith, hope and charity.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Daniells & Fricker

Church of St Mary, Aberavon, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
east wall of south aisle

Signed by the firm in the lower central light.

Text below the main scene: 'Well done thou good and faithful servant' (Matthew 25:21); alongside the outer panels below: 'I was an hungered and ye gave me meat' (Matthew 25:35) 'naked and ye clothed me' (Matthew 25:36).

Dedication: 'To the Glory of God and in memory of Marmaduke Tennant'. Given by the freemasons.





 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 532.




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