And man became a living soul [The creation of man]. West window, Christ Church, Chelsea. Designer: Archibald Keightley Nicholson (1871-1937). The text across the top of the window reads, “Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.” Note the Lion and lamp existing peacefully.
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 Shaftesbury, a major philanthropist, with Christ and biblical personages.
Text, photograph (2011), and formatting by George P. Landow. Research by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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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