Crossing the Red Sea

  Crossing the Red Sea

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Eight-light rose window. Moses stands at the top with his arms raised, while the two middle lights at either side show the Israelites passing through the waters, pursued by the Egyptians. Below the west end of the cathedral is depicted, behind the ark, which sits in the waters.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: William Morris & Co (Westminster)
designer: Frederick W. Cole

St Davids Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
west end of the south aisle (baptistry)

One of a pair of rose windows in the west wall of the cathedral. They are dated 1957 in the Directory of the British Society of Master Glass Painters, published in 1966.


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 262.

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 414.


Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 223.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1966), p. 36.

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  Crossing the Red Sea

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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