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The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

  The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1856

Two-light window. An angelic figure in the clouds announces the birth of Christ to three shepherds below, offering a clever compositional parallel to the scene of Christ ascending in the right-hand light with four of his disciples shown below.


firm/studio: Ballantine & Allan

Church of St Eurgain and St Peter, Northop, Flintshire
north wall of the north aisle

Given in memory of Lt. Col. Howard (died 1856) by his widow.




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

 

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References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 407.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 5.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/2147 (accessed 24 June 2017)



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  The Annunciation to the Shepherds and Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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