Left: Whole window, © Pam Fray. Right: Detail from the lowest part of the light on the far right. © Alastair Carew-Cox, from Angels and Icons, fig. 235, p. 159, by kind permission. [Click on the images to enlarge them.]

The Resurrection, the east widow of St David's, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire. Lavers and Barraud, 1858 (the listing text of this Grade II listed church states: "east window by Lavers and Westlake 1858," but Westlake had not formally joined the firm yet). The window was actually designed by Henry Stacy Marks, and William Waters believes that Stacy "attempted to portray the bizarre incident by placing a serene Christ amidst horrified soldiers." However, Waters continues, "Marks was known for his sense of humour and this detail was made somewhat tongue in cheek" (159). This is obviously a matter of interpretation.

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Pam Fray's photograph comes from the Geograph website, and is reproduced here under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic licence. Text by Dennis T. Lanigan and Jacqueline Banerjee.


St David's Church, Church Street. Historic England. Web. 30 October 2023.

Waters, William (author), and Alastair Carew-Cox (photographer). Angels & Icons, Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass, 1850-1870. Abbots Morton, Worcester: Seraphim Press, 2012. [Review]

Created 30 October 2023