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The Ascension

  The Ascension

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Three-light window. Christ ascending with angels, disciples and women below. Figure of Michael in the upper roundel.

size: 41 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.

Church of St Michael, Llanfihangel Tal-y-llyn, Powys
east wall of the chancel

Text: 'While he blessed them he was parted from them and carried up into heaven' (Luke 24:51).

Given in memory of Archibald Adam Swinton (d. 1894).

Mary is frequently shown in scenes of the Ascension, with the gathered disciples, but the inclusion of two further women is much more unusual.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 08-12-2015


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Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 513.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2015. (accessed 17 April 2024)


  The Ascension

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