The Spirit of God descending like a dove. West window, Christ Church, Chelsea. 1929. Designer: A.K. Nicholson (1871-1937). John the Baptist appears at the left.
This portion of beautiful stained glass window at the West end of this church originally built for members of the working classes, including servants from the houses on nearby Cheyne Walk, includes Wilberforce, one of the leaders of the anti-slavery movement, and the Earl of Shaftsbury, a major philanthropist, with Christ and biblical personages.
Text, photograph (2011), and formatting by George P. Landow
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“Christ Church — A Brief History” Web. Viewed 8 January 2011.
Last modified 15 October 2012