Christ with Chalice

  Christ with Chalice

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1859

Three-light window. Standing figure of Christ at the centre, his hand raised in blessing and holding a chalice, surrounded by decorative glass, which also largely fills the side lights and tracery, which also include the Agnus Dei and dove of the Holy Spirit.

technique: stained glass


Church of All Saints, St Thomas, Swansea
east wall of the chancel

The central light, with the standing figure of Christ, and the tracery consist of a more colourful style of decorative stained glass, and may be later than the grisaille side lights. It is possible that these side lights date from the original church of 1842-5, but it is more likely to date from R.K. Penson's new east end of 1858-9. However, the style of the central light looks more like the stained glass of the 1860s or 70s than the stained glass of the 1880s, when the chancel was altered again.




 

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