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Christ with Angels Gathering the Harvest

  Christ with Angels Gathering the Harvest

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1902

Three-light window. Christ sowing seed in the central light flanked by angels with sickles in the outer lights gathering sheaves of corn in the fields. In the upper central light an angel stands with a cup, and the dove of the Holy Spirit descends from above. Various details of flowers and birds, including doves and sparrows.

size: 50 cm (width of each light) [approx]
artist: J. Silvester Sparrow

Church of St Michael, Lledrod, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel

The sparrows in the lower central light, one of which holds the letter S in its mouth, forms the artists' signature.

Given in memory of Morgan and Catherine Hughes, died 1790 and 1791, by their great great grand daughter Lilian Gilchrist Thompson.





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

 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 178.

References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 542.


 

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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/3906 (accessed 5 December 2019)



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