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Eagle, Symbol of St John
detail from The Four Evangelists

  Eagle, Symbol of St John    detail from    The Four Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1880

Four-light window with standing figures of the evangelists, each of whom hold books with the exception of John, who holds his chalice. Below are the symbols of each evangelist, and above are texts from either the first or last lines of each of the gospels. Upper roundel depicting Christ in Glory, holding a lamb, surrounded by seraphim.



Church of the Holy Trinity, Aberaeron, Ceredigion
west end of the nave

The window is perhaps the work of Burlison & Grylls.

Texts: 'The book of the generation of Jesus Christ' (Matthew 1:1); 'And they went forth preaching everywhere' (Mark 16:20); 'and were continually in the temple praising & blessing God. Amen' (Luke 24:53); 'In the beginning was the word and the word was with God' (John 1:1)

Given in memory of Alban Thomas Jones Gwynne of Monachty (died 1861).





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 24-09-2012

 

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 393.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/2282 (accessed 24 September 2020)



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  Eagle, Symbol of St John    detail from    The Four Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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