Crucifix

  Crucifix

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1920-1930
Wooden wheel cross with copper? panels and figure of Christ.

medium: wood;metal
size: 98 cm (height)

Church of St David, Caldey Island
east wall of the chancel


According to Benedictine custom, a crucifix such as this was placed in the corner of every field of the abbey lands. Most have now rotted away, and this is one of the few complete survivals on the island.



 

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  Crucifix

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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