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Scenes from the New Testament with the Twelve Apostles

  Scenes from the New Testament with the Twelve Apostles

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1880

Six-light window showing each of the apostles (including Matthias) below three New Testament scenes: The Annunciation to the Shepherds, John the Baptist acknowledging Christ as the Lamb of God, and Paul preaching in Athens.


firm/studio: J. V. Rowlands & Co.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Denbigh, Denbighshire
(liturgical) west end of the nave

Texts below the main scenes: 'For, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people', 'Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.' 'Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.'
Given in memory of Lewis Lewis (1818 or 1819-1876), rector of the parish, given by parishioners and friends.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 12-04-2012

 

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Further reading

Larry J. Kreitzer, 'Images of the Apostle Paul in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Wales' in Biblical Art from Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 239-40.

References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 147.

D. R. Thomas, The History of the Diocese of St Asaph (Oswestry: Caxton Press, 1908-1913), vol. II, p. 24.


 

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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/1102 (accessed 19 September 2020)



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  Scenes from the New Testament with the Twelve Apostles

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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