Scenes from the Life of Christ

  Scenes from the Life of Christ

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1888

Four-light window. Top: Nativity with angels and animals; annuniation to the shepherds on the hillside behind (left); the Holy Family before Simeon at the Presentation in the Temple (right); below: Jesus teaching a small groups of disciples, including women and children (left); the three Marys find the angel at the empty tomb (right).

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Ward & Hughes
designer: T. F. Curtis

Church of St Mary, Ruabon, Wrexham
west end of the south aisle

Signed by Ward & Hughes, 1888.

Texts: 'Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given' (Isaiah 9:6); 'Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word' (Luke 2:29) 'Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God' (Matthew 5:8); 'Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here' (Mark 16:6).

Dedication: 'To the glory of God and in memory of Watkin Williams Wynn 6th Baronet, died at Wynnstay May 9th 1885. This window is dedicated by his widow.'





 

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Further reading

T. W. Pritchard, Ruabon Parish Church Denbighshire (Much Wenlock: RJL Smith, 1998), p.22-3.




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