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Apostles and Characters from the Book of Genesis

  Apostles and Characters from the Book of Genesis

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1869

Three-light window with standing figures of the apostles Peter, James and Paul with Abraham and Isaac, Melchizedek and Noah below. Angels and seraphim above in the tracery lights.


firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown

Church of St John the Baptist, Cardiff
north wall of the north aisle

In common with many early windows by Morris, Marshall Faulkner and Co. several artists were responsible for different figures. In this case, the apostles were designed by William Morris, Abraham and Noah by Ford Madox Brown and Melchizedek by Edward Burne-Jones.




 
Record added by Martin Crampin, Additional contribution by John Morgan-Guy. Last updated on 20-03-2013

 

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References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 120.

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 190.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013. (with a contribution by John Morgan-Guy)
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1775 (accessed 6 December 2019)



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  Apostles and Characters from the Book of Genesis

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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