Christ in Majesty with Saints and Angels

  Christ in Majesty with Saints and Angels

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Seated figure of Christ in Majesty flanked by angels. Eight further saints, four at each side, include the four evangelists and John the Baptist. The other three figures are uncertain, and probably depict prophets.

medium: oak
technique: carved, gilt

designer: John Oldrid Scott

Bangor Cathedral, Bangor, Gwynedd
east wall of the presbytery

A reredos had been designed by Gilbert Scott for the restored presbytery, but was not made. It was eventually funded by Elizabeth Symes, in memory of her brother Lieutenant-Colonel Holt, under the supervision of J. Oldrid Scott, and installed late in 1882. The reredos was gilded in 1984.


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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. 241.

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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