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Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael

  Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1922

Five-light window with the Virgin and Child between Christopher bearing the Christ-child and Michael fighting the dragon. Crucified Christ below on a cross of lilies, between Gabriel and the Virgin Mary as an Annunciation scene. Christ in Majesty at the centre of the tracery, surrounded by angels holding symbols of the Passion and flanked by the martyrdom of Sebastian and George fighting the dragon. Standing figures of Martin and Patrick as bishops in the outer lights, with the symbols of the four evangelists above and below. Above the main figures are roundel heads of Jeremiah, Isaiah and Ezekiel. The arms of Llandaff and of Canterbury are found in the lower left and right of the window.


designer: F. C. Eden
artist: George Daniels

Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)

The window was designed and supervised by Frederick Eden, and made by George Daniels.

According to Eden's Record Book, the window, as proposed in 1918, was to include St Peter, St Sebastian, St Christopher, St Michael and St Joan of Arc (with thanks to Peter Jones for this reference).



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 21-09-2021

 

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References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 222.

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 94.

Some Stained Glass Windows executed within the past twenty years (London: The British Society of Master Glass-Painters, 1930), p. 25.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2021.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/473 (accessed 18 October 2021)



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  Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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