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The Crucifixion

  The Crucifixion

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1901

Five-light window of the Crucifixion between two thieves, with many figures below.

size: 285 cm (width of whole)
designer: Henry Holiday

Church of St Matthew, Buckley, Flintshire
east window of the chancel

Text: 'All they that see me laugh to scorn. They pierced my hands and feet. I if I be lifted up will draw all men unto me. They part my garments among them. And cast lots upon my vesture' (Psalms 22:7, 16,18).

To the glory of God and in memory of Henry Powell Foulkes Archdeacon of this parish 1840-1857 dedicated in 1901.


An excellent example of the work of Henry Holiday, whose work is found elsewhere in the church.



 
Record added by Charlene Crampin, edited by Martin Crampin. Additional contribution by John Morgan-Guy. Last updated on 21-12-2011

 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 172.

J. Clifford Jones, Buckley Parish Church 1822-1972 (Buckley: Buckley St Matthew's Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council, 1974), p. 41.

References

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 11.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (record added by Charlene Crampin, with a contribution by John Morgan-Guy)
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/100 (accessed 23 February 2020)



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