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Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

  Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

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Single-light window. Virgin Mary with rosary against a background of a grotto, with Bernadette at the left of the foreground, holding a lighted taper. Clogs, sticks, roses and stream on the ground beside Bernadette.

size: 68 cm (width)
firm/studio: Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd

Church of the Holy Name, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
western end of the nave, opposite the entrance.

Inscription: 'Pray for the donor, M A Mac Donald'.
Perhaps the work of William Dowling. A very similar design made as a two-light window may be found at The Church of the Assumption, Wexford.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 29-11-2013

 

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Further reading

Sarah Boss, 'Biblical images of Mary in the visual tradition of Wales' in Imaging the Bible: An Introduction to Biblical Art (London: SPCK, 2008), p. 172.

References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 186.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/84 (accessed 12 December 2019)



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  Apparition of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes to Bernadette

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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