And man became a living soul [The creation of man]

West Window. Christ Church, Chelsea. A.K. Nicholson (1871-1937). 1929. The scenes depicted and the texts accompanying them are as follows: South — The Creation of Man ("Man becomes living soul"); the Annunciation ("The Holy Spirit shall come upon thee") with Isaiah and David on either side; the Baptism of Christ ("The spirit of God descending like a dove"), with St John the Baptist to the left. North — Pentecost ("And they were filled with the Holy Spirit"); the Revival of Christianity ("St Augustine lands in England"); St. John's vision of the new Jerusalem ("I saw a new heaven and a new earth") with Shaftesbury and Wilberforce on either side.

Closer views and Related Material

Photograph (2011) and formatting by George P. Landow. Text by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use this image 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 in a web document or cite it in a print one.]

Other windows in this church and related material


Christ Church — A Brief History” Web. Viewed 8 January 2011.

Eberhard, Robert. “Stained Glass Windows at Christ Church.Stained Glass records. Web. 20 January 2013.

Last modified 15 October 2012