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'A Sword will Pierce Your Soul'
from Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary

  'A Sword will Pierce Your Soul'    from    Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary

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1973

Set of seven cruciform windows including images of a crown (at the apex), the sword piercing Mary's soul with the crown of thorns, a six-winged creature, and the dove with small branch in its beak (returning to Noah's Ark), also lilies and a rosary. Each of the six lower windows has symbols set beneath a crown.

size: 50 cm (width) [approx]
artist: John Petts

Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north west wall

These windows were commissioned along with the sculpture of the Virgin and Child, also by John Petts.




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

 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 363.


 

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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/3276 (accessed 9 December 2019)



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  'A Sword will Pierce Your Soul'    from    Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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