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Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

  Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1857

Three-light window. Christ is depicted addressing Martha, with Mary at his feet, flanked by angels in the outer lights. St Michael is shown slaying the dragon in a roundel above.

size: 35 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: Heaton & Butler

Church of St Michael, Michaelston-super-Ely
east wall of the chancel

Angels hold the text: 'Mary hath chosen that good part which shall not be taken away from her' (Luke 10:42).

Given in memory of Mary Lewis (1814-56).


An early work by the firm, the window demonstrates their work prior to the arrival of the designer Robert Bayne. The firm of Heaton, Butler & Bayne carried on until the early 1950s.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 10-12-2012

 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012.
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  Christ in the House of Martha and Mary

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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