St Michael and St Timothy

  St Michael and St Timothy

Photo © Martin Crampin

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probably 1920s
Two-light window with standing figures. Michael stands victorious over a red dragon, while Timothy holds a martyr's palm and a large club. A crown is at the centre of an upper trefoil.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Charles Powell

Church of St Jude, Swansea
south wall of the south aisle chapel

Installed as one of a pair of adjacent war memorial windows, by the same maker as the east window, which was also given as a war memorial. The three Lady Chapel windows are included in the lists of windows by Charles Powell and successive lists by Christopher Charles Powell published by the British Society of Master Glass Painters. They are improbably dated 1940 in the 1952 Directory under C.C. Powell, even though they are included in Charles Powell's list of windows in 1930.

Texts: 'Michael and his Angels fought against the dragon' (Revelation 12:7); 'A good soldier of Jesus Christ' (2 Timothy 2:3).

Given in memory of Arthur Lynton Harris, who died at Vichte, 31 October 1918, by his parents.





 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 585.

Some Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1930), p. 87.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1939), p. 65.

A Directory of Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1952), p. 72.




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  St Michael and St Timothy

Photo © Martin Crampin


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