Sowing and Ploughing

  Sowing and Ploughing

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about 1917

Carving on the end of a pew.

medium: wood
technique: carved

designer: Mary Davies-Evans
artist: Joseph Reubens

Church of St Gwenog, Llanwenog, Ceredigion

The scene commemorates the 1917 year of ploughing in the parish. The names of the farmers and their acreage is given at the base.
Beneath the sower, the text 'I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase' is given from 1 Corinthians 3:6.


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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 536.

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