Angels Holding the Beatitudes

  Angels Holding the Beatitudes

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1887

Set of four two-light windows, showing angels holding the texts from the Beatitudes, surrounded by decorative leading. Delicate gold and silver colouration for the figures, set in opaque quarries. Some figures now suffering weathering.

technique: stained glass
size: 40 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist

Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
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Glass by Carl Almquist for Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London. 1886-87.




 

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References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 169.

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 434.

William Waters, Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London (Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies University of Lancaster, 2003), p. 85.




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