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The Adoration of the Magi
from Scenes from the Life of Christ

  The Adoration of the Magi    from    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. This window depicts the Magi in the left-hand light, bringing gifts to the infant Christ, who is shown with Mary and Joseph in the right-hand light. An angel is shown above and roundels of the prophets Iaaiah and Micah (Michaeas) are below.

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

Christ Church, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
north wall of the sanctuary apse (window number: nII)

The Kempe and Tower mark is found in the lower left-hand light.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 24-05-2018


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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 23 September 2020)

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  The Adoration of the Magi    from    Scenes from the Life of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin

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