St George and St Michael

  St George and St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin

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Two-light window with standing figures in armour.

technique: stained glass
size: 39 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
artist: William Glasby

Church of St Gwenfaen, Rhoscolyn, Anglesey
south wall of the nave

The figures and curtain backgrounds were painted by William Glasby, and both figures were originally designed by Edward Burne-Jones. The figure of George was originally designed as a figure for Michael, and the figure of Michael was originally designed as Joshua.

Given in memory of Captain A.D.H. Grayson, T. Williams, E.S. Jones, D. Hearn, J. Jones and R.H. Jones, who all died in the First World War.


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Further reading

A. Charles Sewter, 'The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle: A Catalogue' (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1975), p. 159.


Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 217.

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  St George and St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin

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