The Ascension

  The Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1898
Three-light window.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls

Church of St David, Carreg-wen, Pembrokeshire
west wall

Angels hold text: 'ye men of Galilee why stand ye gazing up into heaven'.

The artist depicts eleven apostles on the Mount of Olives, and has not included the figure of the Virgin Mary, common in such representations.



 

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 278.




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  The Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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