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The Ascension with the Virgin Mary and St Mary Magdalene

  The Ascension with the Virgin Mary and St Mary Magdalene

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1886

Five-light window. The scene depicting Christ's ascension, with three disciples below, is in the centre light between standing figures of the two Marys. Surrounding glass consisting of square- and diamond-shaped quarries and roundels, most of which contain flowers.


firm/studio: Joseph Bell & Son

Church of St Mary, Usk, Monmouthshire
west wall of the nave

Inscription: 'This window was presented by the Portreeve and Burgesses of Usk 1886'.




 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-12-2011

 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 586.


 

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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/4068 (accessed 15 October 2021)



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Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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