Scenes from the Life of Christ

  Scenes from the Life of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1868

Four light window depicting the Nativity, Crucifixion, Jesus appearing to Mary in the garden and the Ascension. Angels in tracery with texts 'Holy, Holy, Holy'.

technique: stained glass
size: 48 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell

Church of All Saints, Gresford, Wrexham
west end of the south aisle

Inscriptions: "Unto us a child is born", "Behold the Lamb of God", "Behold I ascend", "My peace I leave with you".
Dedication: In memory of George Herbert Wickham.


The Crucifixion is unusual for the period as it shows Longinus in the act of piercing Christ's side, displacing John to the same side of the cross as Mary.



 

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References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 172.




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