Christ the Light of the World

  Christ the Light of the World

Photo © Peter Bellis

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1885
Single-light window depicting Christ holding a lantern, after the painting by William Holman Hunt.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Ward & Hughes

Church of St Mary & St David, Flint, Flintshire
south wall of the south aisle

Signed 'Ward & Hughes London 1885'.

Text: 'I am the light of the world he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life'. The dedication at the bottom reads 'To the Glory of God and in memory of Margaret Bibby died 6th March 1885'. Margaret Bibby was the wife of Peter Bibby, who was a Church Warden and the builder of St David's Church in Oakenholt.





 

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References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 350.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 19.




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  Christ the Light of the World

Photo © Peter Bellis


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