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Musical Angels

  Musical Angels

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1883

Two-light window with four seated angels playing different instruments, with texts from the Beatitudes. Lilies amid vines above.

size: 39 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of All Saints, Newbridge-on-Wye
south wall of the nave (window number: sVIII)

The texts with the angels are 'Blessed are the pure in heart', 'for they shall see God' (Matthew 5:8). The text is given once in the left-hand light, and once in the right-hand light.

The window was given in memory of Henry Venables (1872-6), and is contemporary with the sanctuary windows.





 
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References

Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 333.

Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 378.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2018.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4959 (accessed 15 December 2018)



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