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I am the True Vine

  I am the True Vine

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1935

Jesus holds an open book with the text: 'I am the true vine', surrounded by Matthew, Thomas, Luke, Mark, James, Matthias, Philip, Bartholomew, Paul, Barnabas, Simon, Jude, Andrew, Peter, James and John.


firm/studio: Clayton & Bell

Church of St Idloes, Llanidloes, Powys
south wall

Dedication: Thomas Davies b. 18 March 1834 d. 2 Feb 1887 and his wife Marianne b. 9 Oct. 1838 d. 25 August 1925 and their daughter Gertrude b. 30 June 1876 d. 30 July 1922. Gift of Son Arthur 1935.

The arrangement of the disciples around the figure of Christ is reminiscent of the tree of Jesse.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 20-12-2011

 

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Further reading

Church Guide.

References

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 142.


 

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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/390 (accessed 5 August 2020)



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