The Virgin Mary and St Elizabeth

  The Virgin Mary and St Elizabeth

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Two-light window with standing figures.

technique: stained glass
size: 45 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Lavers & Westlake

Church of St David, Blaenporth, Ceredigion
south wall of the chancel

Signed and dated by the firm in the left-hand light.

Given in memory of Mary Jones, nurse to the family at Tyllwyd from 1861-1904.

Although the window depicts only the two figures without any background, the window implies the biblical story in which the pregnant Mary goes to visit her older cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-56).


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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 438.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

Photo © Martin Crampin

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