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The Presentation in the Temple

  The Presentation in the Temple

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about 1919

Two-light window. Simeon holds the infant Christ in the right-hand light, with Mary kneeling in the left-hand light, with Joseph, Anna, and another male figure behind. The windows includes a detailed depiction of the interior of the Temple, using which has arched windows, a figure of Moses with the Ten Commandments, and an image of Daniel in the lions' den.

size: 40 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd

Church of St John, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire
south wall of the Lady chapel (window number: sIII)

Signed with the mark of the firm.

Simeon is speaking the words 'Nunc dimittis servum tuum' (Luke 2:29).

The window was given by the parents of Frederick George Truscott, who was killed near Salonika, 23 April 1918.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 07-06-2018

 

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References

Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 332.


 

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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/4968 (accessed 6 December 2019)



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  The Presentation in the Temple

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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