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Christ in the House of Martha and Mary and with Women and Children

  Christ in the House of Martha and Mary and with Women and Children

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1904

Four-light window with two main scenes. The left-hand scene depicts Christ seated, Mary at his feet with an open book, as he addresses Martha, who points towards her sister. The right-hand scene depicts Christ with a young child, facing a woman with two more children, one of whom holds a lamb. Christ ascending with discples below in the upper three quatrefoils.


firm/studio: Swaine Bourne & Son

Mount Pleasant Congregational Church, Pontypool, Torfaen
(liturgical) east wall of the chancel

Signed by the firm in the lower right-hand light.

Given in memory of Councillor William Sandbrook (died 1901), deacon of the church and superintendent of the Sunday School, by his widow. He is pictured in the lower right-hand light.





 
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. 157.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 478.


 

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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/4025 (accessed 26 September 2021)



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  Christ in the House of Martha and Mary and with Women and Children

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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