Left: Whole window. Right: Detail of St John the Evangelist.
Jesus and St John the Evangelist, from designs by Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898). Made by Morris & Co., the window was installed in the east side of the north porch of Richard Norman Shaw's All Saints, Leek, around the turn of the nineteenth century: it is inscribed: "herbert arundel died december 3 1898." A young and rather frail-looking Jesus displays the stigmata, while St John holds not only the legendary chalice, from which poison is escaping in the form of a little dragon, but also the communion bread.
Photographs taken and kindly sent in by Michael Critchlow, who also provided the information about the window's location; formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL or cite the Victorian Web in a print one. Click on the images to enlarge them.]
Created 16 November 2015