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Christ with St Peter and St John

  Christ with St Peter and St John

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1877

Three-light window. Depicts Christ, St John the Evangelist with the chalice and St Peter holding a key and a book. Four musical angels in the tracery.


firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Church of St John the Baptist, Newton, Swansea
east wall of the chancel

Christ is clean shaven, following the image on the medieval pulpit. The figure of Peter uses the same cartoon (but with different coloration) as the that by Morris, Marshall Faulkner & Co. in Llandaff Cathedral installed in 1874.

Given in memory of Revd Edward Doddridge Knight, Rector.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 20-12-2011

 

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Further reading

D. Charles Davies, The History of the Ancient Church situate at Newton Porthcawl in the Parish of Newton-Nottage (Porthcawl: 1938), p.33.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 474.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/607 (accessed 11 December 2019)



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  Christ with St Peter and St John

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