Christ in Majesty with Virtues

  Christ in Majesty with Virtues

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1950
Three lights with Christ standing in the centre light, with an orb and the dove of the Holy Spirit descending; Agnes with a lamb and martyrs palm below. The side lights depict the allegorical figures of Sacrifice, Reward, Righteousness and Peace, with servicemen and labourers below.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Celtic Studios
designer: Howard Martin

Church of St Agnes, Aberavon, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
east wall of the chancel

An early work by the Swansea firm and signed with the firm's Celtic cross mark. The window was designed in 1949 and the faculty was dated August 1949.

Text below the figure of Christ: 'As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you continue ye in my love' (John 15:9).





 

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Further reading

Maurice Broady, A Vision Fulfilled: The story of Celtic Studios and Swansea's architectural glass tradition (Swansea: West Glamorgan Archive Service, 2010), pp. 34-5, 40-41, 50.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 533.




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  Christ in Majesty with Virtues

Photo © Martin Crampin


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