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Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

  Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1874

Two-light window. In the left-hand light Christ is shown seated with Mary Magdalene listening at his feet as Martha serves. The right-hand light shows Mary washing Christ's feet as he sits at the table.

size: 56 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Charles Alexander Gibbs

Church of St Llwchaiarn, Llanllwchaiarn, Newtown, Powys
north wall of the nave

Signed by the firm.

Dedication: 'To the glory of God and in loving remembrance of Mary wife of Evan Powell of Severnside in this parish. Born February 9th 1847 died July 5th 1874.' A winged figure above holds the text 'Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord', and the figure surely bears the portrait of Mary Powell.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-05-2014

 

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Further reading

H. N. Oliver, Llanllwchaiarn Church and Parish (2001), pp. 66-7.

References

Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 178.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2014.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4536 (accessed 22 November 2017)



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  Scenes with Christ and St Mary Magdalene

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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