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St Michael

  St Michael

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Winged figure of Michael in the larger, central, light of a three-light window. Michale is depicted with a sword and shield, standing over the vanquished dragon.

firm/studio: James Powell & Sons
designer: Harry Ellis Wooldridge

Priory Church of St Michael, Ewenny, Vale of Glamorgan
east wall of the presbytery

Another version of the same cartoon can be found in the Stained Glass Museum, Ely. Also dated 1876, it was originally the east window of the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Weybridge, Surrey, and demonstrates a higher quality of paintwork.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-12-2011


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There is an entry in the Powells archive for Major Picton Turberville, Ewenny Priory: 'Three light east window. Centre light Westwill quarries and border as in Winstons Book with medallion of St. Michael as sketch. Side lights of matching quarries and borders'.
Submitted by: Alun Adams (2012-10-30 09:36:08)

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (accessed 4 March 2024)

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  St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin

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