Hiram King of Tyre

  Hiram King of Tyre

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1920
Two-light window with two standing figures, one with a palette and brushes, the other, crowned and in royal robes, finishing a sculpture of a female winged figure.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Percy Bacon Brothers

Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the north chancel chapel

Inscription with the left figure: 'I have laid the foundation and another buildeth thereon', and with the right figure: 'Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth'.
Given by the Freemasons.


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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 297.

Some Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1930), p. 12.

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  Hiram King of Tyre

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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