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Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in WalesThree uppermost lights in the set.
Set of seven cruciform windows including images of a crown (at the apex), the sword piercing Mary's soul with the crown of thorns, a six-winged creature, and the dove with small branch in its beak (returning to Noah's Ark), also lilies and a rosary. Each of the six lower windows has symbols set beneath a crown.
size: 50 cm (width) [approx]
artist: John Petts
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north west wall
These windows were commissioned along with the sculpture of the Virgin and Child, also by John Petts.
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 01-03-2013
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John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 363.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013. View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1056 (accessed 24 September 2020)
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales