Thy Light Break Forth

 Thy Light Break Forth

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Two-light window with a swirling pattern emanating from a central bright circle across both lights.

technique: stained glass

artist: John Petts

Church of All Saints, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
north wall of the north aisle

Signed by the artist.

The text on the window is from Isaiah 58:8.


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Further reading

Alison Smith, 'Light, Colour and the Bible: The Stained Glass Windows of John Petts (1914-91)' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), p. 231.


Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 286.

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 491.

Alison Smith, 'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xix, no. 2 (1991–3), pp. 217, 227.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

 Thy Light Break Forth

Photo © Martin Crampin

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