The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John
1924, with fifteenth century fragmentsFive-light window. Christ on the cross is shown flanked by Mary and John, and also Archbishop Baldwin and Gerald of Wales.
artist: Horace WilkinsonChurch of St Mary, Cardigan, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)Signed and dated with the maker's mark.
Surviving fragments of fifteenth century glass, extremely rare for the region, have been set in the upper tracery lights. They were temporarily exhibited by the artist at the Art Workers Guild.Although Gerald of Wales may be found depicted in several churches in Wales, the depiction of Archbishop Baldwin of Canterbury, with whom he travelled through Wales in 1188, is much less common.
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Martin Crampin, 'Remnants of a Glittering Treasure: Thomas Johnes's Stained Glass at Hafod' Vidimus, vol. 100 (2016).References
Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 217.
Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 447.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2023. View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database
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