The Adoration of the Shepherds

  The Adoration of the Shepherds

Photo © Martin Crampin

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Four-light window with a single scene of the shepherds adoring the infant Christ with Mary and Joseph to the left. Further angels in the tracery lights.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt

Church of St Mary, Bangor, Gwynedd
east wall of the chancel

The relatively humble dress of the three visiting figures suggests that they are shepherds, although the staffs that they hold are not shepherd's crooks and no sheep are present. However, there is no evidence (gifts, royal dress or camels in the background) to suggest that these are in fact the Magi.


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Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 245.

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  The Adoration of the Shepherds

Photo © Martin Crampin

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