The Wedding at Cana

  The Wedding at Cana

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1865
Single-light window, three scenes from the narrative surrounded by New Testament characters. The miracle is depicted at the centre, with the last of the wine above and Christ with his mother below.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Clayton & Bell

Church of St Mary, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
south wall

A memorial to Evan Charles Owen, Rector of Dolgellau (died 1864).

Note how the water (white) becomes wine (red) as poured.


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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. 586.

William Waters, Angels & Icons: Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass 1850–1870 (Abbots Morton: Serapim Press, 2012), pp. 113, 116, 363.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  The Wedding at Cana

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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