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 Shaftesbury, a major philanthropist, with Christ and biblical personages.
Text, photograph (2011), and formatting by George P. Landow
[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.]
“Christ Church — A Brief History” Web. Viewed 8 January 2011.
Last modified 15 October 2012