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Dove of the Holy Spirit, Darkened Sun and Moon
detail from The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John and St Mary Magdalene
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in WalesUppermost lights of the window.
1906Three-light window. The descending dove of the Holy Spirit with the darkened sun and moon are depicted above the scene. A serpent is depicted at the foot of the central light below Mary Magdalene.
artist: J. Silvester SparrowLlandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiffsouth wall of the south aisleThe two figures in the outer lights are close to those at either side of the cross in the artist's ambitous six-light south transept window at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Hull.
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Nevil A. James, The Stained Glass of Llandaff Cathedral (Llandaff: Llandaff Cathedral Shop Committee, 1997), p. 20.References
Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 224.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2016. View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1880 (accessed 19 February 2020)
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales