Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

Tree of Life

  Tree of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1920-1928

Round window.

size: 60 cm (diameter) [approx]
artist: Theodore Baily

Church of St David, Caldey Island
west gable of the nave

The roundel forms the west window of the church, often the "Mary window". Baily has here skilfully formed the monogram M out of the trees and their branches. The star encapsulated in an aureole, and cradled in the upper branches of the central tree represents the Incarnation of the Christ in the womb of Mary.

Record added by Martin Crampin, Additional contribution by John Morgan-Guy. Last updated on 20-12-2011


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Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 181.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (with a contribution by John Morgan-Guy) (accessed 24 September 2021)

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  Tree of Life

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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