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Lifeboat Window

  Lifeboat Window

© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin

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1977

Four-light window showing lifeboatmen with boats in the water and semi-abstract scenes below.


designer: Tim Lewis

Church of All Saints, Oystermouth, Swansea
north aisle (window number: nVII)

Signed with Glantawe Studios mark.

The window commemorates the tragic loss of all the crew of the Mumbles lifeboat in a storm on the night of the 23 April 1947.





 
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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 289-90.

Maurice Broady, 'Stained Glass Design in Wales' in Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, vol. 6 (new series) (2000), 163.

Mark Angus, Modern Stained Glass in British Churches (Oxford: Mowbray, 1984), pp. 86-7.

Geoffrey R. Orrin and F.G. Cowley, A History of All Saints' Church, Oystermouth (1990), p. 72.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 484.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2019.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1822 (accessed 5 July 2020)


 

  Lifeboat Window

© University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, photo Martin Crampin



 
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