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Jacob's Ladder

  Jacob's Ladder

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Abstract two-light window with the suggestion of a ladder and angels. Unusually, the angels are clearer on the outside of the church, where they can be seen painted in gold.

artist: Lisa Burkl

Church of St Mary, Swansea
west wall

The artist's monogram appears in the lower right-hand corner with a date of 1993. The window was installed in 1994.

The window commemorates those who died in the Mannheim
helicopter disaster of 1982.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 08-02-2012


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A Short Guide to the Stained Glass Windows in St. Mary's Parish Church Swansea (Swansea: The Friends of St. Mary's, 2001 (second edition)).


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012. (accessed 19 August 2022)

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  Jacob's Ladder

Photo © Martin Crampin

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