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Christ with Children Brought by their Mothers and the Baptism of Christ

  Christ with Children Brought by their Mothers and the Baptism of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1898

Large five-light window with two main scenes occupying the three central lights. Above, Christ is seated among a group of women, children and disciples; below, John the Baptist baptises Christ in the river, the dove of the Holy Spirit above, amid a crowd of men and women. These main scenes are flanked by: (above left) the Christ-child adored by shepherds with Mary and Joseph; (above right) the Christ-child with Simeon and Mary in the temple, a kneeling girl below with two doves; (below left) Christ discovered by Mary and Joseph with the doctors of the law in the temple; (below right) Mary led away from Golgotha by John. Angels and seraphim in the tracery.


firm/studio: W. G. Taylor

Cathedral Church of St John Evangelist, Brecon, Powys
west wall of the nave

Given in memory of Herbert Williams, who for 52 years was vicar of the parish.




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

 

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References

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 291.


 

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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/3975 (accessed 5 August 2020)



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  Christ with Children Brought by their Mothers and the Baptism of Christ

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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