One of my favourite things about the Cathedral is the Creation window located at the west end of the nave, designed by Henry Holiday in 1903

The window clearly shows the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites in its use of colour and style of the figures.  Holiday's work was said to be dynamic and imaginative.  I particularly like the range of colour, for example the orange figure on the left with her open cloak.  She represents day, while her darker companion represents night. 

I also like the figures representing seas and floods - both their blue-green colour and the sinuous curved shapes.  The cheerful angels at the top, with their coloured wings, also make me smile.

Find out further information about the Cathedral stained glass windows here

Liz, Cathedral Guide

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