Christ Blessing Children and Christ the Good Shepherd

  Christ Blessing Children and Christ the Good Shepherd

Photo © Peter Jones

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about 1860

Two-light window of (left) Christ with children and (right) the Good Shepherd. Set in decorative borders with an angel above.

technique: stained glass

artist: Alexander Gibbs

Church of St Cwyfan, Llangwyfan, Denbighshire
east wall of the chancel

Signed: 'A. Gibbs, Bedford Sq. London'.

Dedication: 'To the glory of God and to the memory of Edmund Blundell Williams, born March 19th A.D. 1844, interred at Llanganhafal December 13th A.D. 1853'.

The artist was operating from Bedford Square from 1858, suggesting a date no earlier than this.





 

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References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 225.

D. R. Thomas, The History of the Diocese of St Asaph (Oswestry: Caxton Press, 1908-1913), vol. II, p. 39.




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