Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

  Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1874
Two-light window. In the left-hand light Christ is shown seated with Mary Magdalene listening at his feet as Martha serves. The right-hand light shows Mary washing Christ's feet as he sits at the table.

technique: stained glass
size: 56 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Charles Alexander Gibbs

Church of St Llwchaiarn, Llanllwchaiarn, Powys
north wall of the nave

Signed by the firm.

Dedication: 'To the glory of God and in loving remembrance of Mary wife of Evan Powell of Severnside in this parish. Born February 9th 1847 died July 5th 1874.' A winged figure above holds the text 'Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord', and the figure surely bears the portrait of Mary Powell.


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Christ in the House of Mary and Martha: Scenes with Christ and St Mary MagdaleneChrist's Feet are Anointed at the House of a Pharisee: Scenes with Christ and St Mary MagdalenePortrait of Mary Powell: Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

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Further reading

H. N. Oliver, Llanllwchaiarn Church and Parish (2001), pp. 66-7.


Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 178.

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  Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

Photo © Martin Crampin

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