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St George and St Michael

  St George and St Michael

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1919

Two-light window with standing figures in armour.

size: 39 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
artist: William Glasby

Church of St Gwenfaen, Rhoscolyn, Anglesey
south wall of the nave (window number: sIII)

The figures and curtain backgrounds were painted by William Glasby, and both figures were originally designed by Edward Burne-Jones. The figure of George was originally designed as a figure for Michael, and the figure of Michael was originally designed as Joshua.

Given in memory of Captain A.D.H. Grayson, T. Williams, E.S. Jones, D. Hearn, J. Jones and R.H. Jones, who all died in the First World War.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 05-04-2023

 

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Further reading

A. Charles Sewter, 'The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle: A Catalogue' (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1975), p. 159.

References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 217.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2023.
https://stainedglass.delweddau.cymru/object/5319 (accessed 23 April 2024)



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  St George and St Michael

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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