Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

Decorative Window

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about 1889

Large five-light window with an upper rose in the form of the Star of David. Much of the main lights are taken up with climbing flowers and the text from the parable of the talents in Matthew 25. The words Faith, Hope and Charity are also included in the rose and tracery lights.

size: 65 cm (width of each light) [approx]

Church of St John, Colwyn Bay, Conwy
west wall of the nave

Given in memory of Katherine (1834-1889), wife of Ellis Lever of Bowdon, Cheshire, who had moved to Colwyn Bay in 1887. She is depicted in a roundel in the lower part of the central light.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 21-11-2023


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 157.

Martin O'Kane, 'Biblical Art from Wales: From Text to Image' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), p. 68.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2023. (accessed 13 April 2024)

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