Christ Carrying the Cross, the Crucifixion and Entombment
detail from Scenes from the Passion and Resurrection of Christ
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales
about 1867Three-light window with scenes set in decorative borders. From left-hand light, reading up: Christ with disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane, Judas betrays Christ, Peter striking Malchus, and Christ before the High Priest; (central light) Christ presented to the people, Christ carrying the cross, Christ crucified between Mary and John, Christ is laid in the tomb, Christ stepping from the tomb; (right-hand light) angels greeting the three women at the tomb, Christ appears to Mary Magdalene, Christ with Thomas, and the commission to Peter.
firm/studio: Clayton & BellEglwys Oen Duw, Beulah, Powyseast wall of the chancelGiven in memory of Henry Thomas (died 1863), by his wife Clara.
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- carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others [Matthew 27:31-33; Mark 15:20-22; Luke 23:26-33; John 19:17]
- Christ before the Sanhedrin with Caiaphas as high priest, and possibly Annas - trial of Christ [Matthew 26:57-66; Mark 14:53-64; Luke 22:54; Luke 22:66-71]
- Christ's entombment [Matthew 27:59-61; Mark 15:46-47; Luke 23:53-56; John 19:39-42]
- Christ, usually holding a banner, arises from the grave; often combined with sleeping and/or frightened soldiers
- Crucified Christ with Mary and John on either side of the cross; Holy Rood [John 19:25-27]
- Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, 'Oelberg': the kiss of Judas: accompanied by soldiers with torches and lanterns, he kisses Christ [Matthew 26:48-49; Mark 14:44-45; Luke 22:47-48]
- Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, 'Oelberg': Christ's prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane during the night [Matthew 26:37-45; Mark 14:33-41; Luke 22:40-46]
- Mary Magdalene meets the Risen Christ; 'Noli me tangere' [John 20:14-17]
- mission of Peter ('Pasce oves meas') [John 21:15-17]
- Peter draws his sword and cuts off Malchus' ear [Matthew 26:51-54; Mark 14:47; Luke 22:49-50; John 18:10-11]
- Pilate showing Christ to the people, 'Ostentatio Christi', 'Ecce Homo' [John 19:4-6]
- the empty tomb: angel(s) addressing the holy women - Resurrection of Christ [Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:4-8; Matthew 28:2-7]
- the incredulity of Thomas [John 20:26-29]
Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 282.
Ruth Bidgood, Eglwys Oen Duw Church and Parish (1993), p. 4.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1919 (accessed 24 February 2020)