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The Sower

  The Sower

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Single-light window with a young man sowing seed. Following the text of the parable, birds are shown coming to eat the seed, and some is shown falling on stony, or thorny, ground.

firm/studio: Celtic Studios
artist: John Edwards

Church of St Michael, Llandre, Ceredigion
north wall of the nave

Signed with the mark of the firm. The window was designed, cartooned and painted by John Edwards, and a similar window was installed in the Church of St David, Neath, in the following year.

Given in memory of John Thomas Morgan (1885-1964), and also of Griffith Evans Morgan (1895-1918), who died in the First World War.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 01-08-2012


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Further reading

Maurice Broady, A Vision Fulfilled: The story of Celtic Studios and Swansea's architectural glass tradition (Swansea: West Glamorgan Archive Service, 2010), pp. 60, 111.


Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 503.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012. (accessed 16 October 2021)

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  The Sower

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