Receiving the Crown of Life

  Receiving the Crown of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1920
Four-light window. A man dressed in armour is brought by angels to the standing figure of Christ, who holds the crown of life. Figures of saints Nicholas and George in the right-hand light. Dove of the Holy Spirit in the tracery above, with angels holding texts 'My peace I give unto you' (John 14:27).

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Daniells & Fricker

Church of St Mary, Aberavon, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
west wall of the nave

Text: "Be thou Faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life Rev.2.10'.

The window was given by members of the congregations of St Mary's and also from St Paul's and St Teilo's, by public subscription. The estimate for the work was £540, with a further £60 for the tablet.





 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 203.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 532.




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  Receiving the Crown of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin


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