Stained glass in Southwark Cathedral
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Stained glass in Southwark Cathedral by Kenneth London

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Published by Southwark Cathedral in London .
Written in English


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Statement[Kenneth London].
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Open LibraryOL20717597M

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St Swithin, Bishop of Winchester () blessing his Cathedral which is shown at his are the arms of the See of Winchester. Maker: John Hardman, The original glass by Kempe, destroyed in WWII, was replaced by this copy. Welcome to the Southwark Cathedral Online Shop. Here you will find a range of books and gifts from the Cathedral Shop including our exclusive Doorkins Magnificat range of gifts. Visit our Christmas section for a selection of beautiful cards, decorations, nativities and gifts. Every sale helps support the Cathedral.   Kempe Memorial Window by C. E. Kempe & Co., above the organ in the south transept of Southwark Cathedral, in memory of Charles Eamer Kempe himself, who ran the original Studio in e the date given on the plaque, the window was not installed and dedicated unti (Barlow ). Kempe and the Kempe company, formed after his death, were responsible for many windows in the cathedral. Christ in Majesty by Sir Ninian Comper. Christ in Majesty dominates the centre light, with the Virgin Mary on the left and St John the Evangelist on the right. Our Lord sits above the world surrounded by seven doves, symbolic of the seven gifts of the spirit (wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety and fear); on the world are the seven stars representing the original.

stained glass in the north west wall and north aisle Stained Glass in the North West Wall and North Aisle Windows 1 – 8 in the North West wall and North Aisle comprise a series of windows by C E Kempe & Co () which form an essential part of Sir Arthur Blomfield’s new nave and transept, completed in   21 pics. Southwark Cathedral has some of the finest stained glass that I've seen anywhere. It is free to enter and a non-commercial photographers permit/sticker can be purchased from the shop for £ The Wiki hiistory is here and the cathedral's website is here. The site of Southwark Cathedral has been a place of worship for. The Shakespeare Window. This three-light window with tracery replaces one by Kempe commemorating William Shakespeare ( - ) and Edmund Spencer ( – ), another celebrated English poet. Stained Glass in the South Transept The transept and all South wall windows held glass by Kempe which was mostly destroyed by a bomb which landed in the Borough Market in ; they included a five-light Jesse Tree window in the transept South window.

Three of the stained glass windows in the retrochoir are war memorials in their own right. All three were designed by John Hardman and Co. of Birmingham. Stained Glass Windows at Southwark Cathedral. Stained Glass in the North West Wall and North Aisle; Stained Glass in the North Transept;. Windows 16 - The Harvard Chapel: ‘The Baptism of Christ’ () by John La Farge is a rare example of this American artist’s work. John Harvard (), son of a prosperous butcher in the Borough High Street, was baptised in this church (then St Mary Overie) in and attended the local grammar school.   Walsh, “Shakespeare in Stained Glass”, p. London, Stained Glass in Southwark Cathedral, identifies the characters more fully than Walsh. Walter Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (), in Illuminations, trans. Harry Zohn (New York: Schocken Books. Southwark Cathedral to hear Benjamin Finn speak about his beautiful windows for the Millenium Library, and finally a scholarly and illuminating talk by Caroline herself, on the varied and fascinating stained glass in Southwark Cathedral. Caroline imagined that only about eight or so people would.