Christ Blessing the Children

  Christ Blessing the Children

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1938
Two-light window showing Christ blessing the children and a woman bringing a child to Christ in the left hand light, set in a landscape with vines growing behind. Below the main scene, two panels show women teaching children. The upper part of the window, only visible from the gallery, shows the Pelican feeding her young.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
designer: Ernest Penwarden
artist: A. F. Erridge

Tredegarville Baptist Church, Cardiff
side wall

The window is signed by the firm with their cowled monk.

Text: 'Suffer the little children to come unto me' (Mark 10:14).

Dedication: 'In happy memory of Hopkin (1836-1893) and Elizabeth Jane Williams (1847-1937).


The panels below possibly depict Hannah teaching Samuel to read and Elizabeth teaching the boy John the Baptist.



 

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Further reading

Martin O'Kane, 'Biblical Art from Wales: From Text to Image' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), p. 66.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 304.




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  Christ Blessing the Children

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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