The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

  The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1856
Two-light window. An angelic figure in the clouds announces the birth of Christ to three shepherds below, offering a clever compositional parallel to the scene of Christ ascending in the right-hand light with four of his disciples shown below.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Ballantine & Allan

Church of St Eurgain and St Peter, Northop, Flintshire
north wall of the north aisle

Given in memory of Lt. Col. Howard (died 1856) by his widow.


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Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 407.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 5.

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  The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin

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