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Scenes from the Life of Christ

  Scenes from the Life of Christ

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The sanctuary windows comprise five two-light windows. The subjects are the Annunciation, the Adoration of the Magi, the Crucifixion, the three women at the empty tomb, and the risen Christ meeting Mary Magdalene in the garden.

size: 46 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd

Christ Church, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
sanctuary apse (window number: I)

The Kempe and Tower mark is found on the two windows on the north side of the apse.

A dedication at the foot of the westernmost window on the south side reads: 'In honour of the Holy Incarnation, Passion and Glorious Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and in Memory of William Morgan Griffiths of Lime Grove, Carmarthen, who died 30th Nov. 1909, his son Cecil Hubert Morgan Griffiths dedicates these five windows.'

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 23-05-2018


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The AnnunciationThe Adoration of the MagiThe Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary, St John and St Mary MagdaleneAngels Greet the Three Women at the Empty TombThe Risen Christ Appearing to St Mary Magdalene

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Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), pp. 323-4.

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 133.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2018. (accessed 29 February 2020)

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  Scenes from the Life of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin

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