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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales / Estate of Blair Hughes-Stanton. Courtesy: School of Art Collection, Aberystwyth University

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1932

Illustrated book printed by the Gregynog Press of the Book of Revelation. Includes full page illustrations and smaller illustrations incorporated into the text, most with specific biblical references.

technique: relief printing

artist: Blair Hughes-Stanton
publisher: Gregynog Press
Copyright: Estate of Blair Hughes-Stanton

School of Art Collection, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion





 

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Beast from RevelationAnd he shewed me a pure riverIn the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of ManHoly, Holy, Holy. Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to comeAnd I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpetsThere was war in heavenFor she saith in her heart, I sit a QueenAnd I John saw the Holy City, New Jerusalem coming down from GodAnd I will give him the Morning StarAnd he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto himAnd I went unto the angel, and said unto him, give me the little bookThese are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the EarthA great wonder in heavenAnd lo, a lamb stood on the Mount SionOut of his mouth goeth a sharp sword

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Further reading

Christopher Rowland, 'Images of the Apocalypse:Blair Hughes-Stanton (1902-81) and John Hancock (1899-1918)' in Biblical Art from Wales, pp. pp. 155-169 (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010).




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales / Estate of Blair Hughes-Stanton. Courtesy: School of Art Collection, Aberystwyth University


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