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The Baptism of Christ and the Ascension

  The Baptism of Christ and the Ascension

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1892

Two light window. Figure of Christ on the right with text 'He was received up into heaven and sat on the right hand of God'. In the left panel, John the Baptist baptises Christ in the river with the text 'This is my beloved son in whom I am well pleased'.


firm/studio: A. Ballantine and Gardiner

Church of St Llwchaiarn, Llanmerewig, Powys
east wall (window number: I)

Signed Ballantine and Gardiner 1892

The window was part of a refurbishment programme in 1892. The window replaced an earlier David Evans window of 1837, associated with John Parker's restoration.


Unusually, no further figures are shown with the ascending Christ in the right-hand light.

 
Record added by Phil Hellin, edited by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 11-01-2019

 

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References

Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 180.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2019. (record added by Phil Hellin)
https://stainedglass.delweddau.cymru/object/5019 (accessed 17 April 2024)



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  The Baptism of Christ and the Ascension

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