The Royal Stained Glass Works, Old Windsor, Berkshire, 1878-1890

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Royal Stained Glass Works (Old Windsor, England)., Stained glass industry -- England -- Windsor -- History -- 19th century., Glass painting and staining -- England -- Windsor -- History -- 19th cen
Statementcompiledby Gordon Graham Cullingham.
SeriesRoyal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead historical records publications -- v.6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,41p.,4 leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21924280M
ISBN 100951166913

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Painting, ‘The Battle of Aylesford. As befits the world’s leading museum of art and design, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London holds and displays an extensive collection of stained glass from the 12th century onwards. We highly recommend visits to the spectacular galleries showcasing stained glass and, happily, much of the V&A’s collection is accessible for research online.

In addition, the V&A’s Archive of Art. BERKSHIRE: STAINED AND FUSED GLASS STUDIOS. Click for SITE MENU or U.K. STUDIOS. CROWTHORNE: HELIX GLASS STUDIO Leaded stained glass windows and door panels; kiln-fused glass.

HUNGERFORD: BROCKSDOWN LEADED AND STAINED GLASS Leaded and Stained Glass window repairs and full restoration and conservation. Purpose. The purpose of stained glass windows is closely tied to its history, and has Berkshire over time.

In the beginning, it was simply a way of letting daylight into buildings through small windows and keep the walls completely closed. Stained glass is a strong example of how something can transition from just a functional item into an art form. Berkshire Family History Society works to meet the needs of those researching their ancestry across the UK and overseas – as well as those looking for former relatives in historic Berkshire.

You do not need to be a member to benefit. The society offers: Research Zone in central Reading that is free to use and open Old Windsor all. Free access at The Centre for Heritage and Family History to online. Perhaps the most common name in stained glass to even the casual observer, Tiffany glass refers to the many and varied types of glass developed and produced from to at the Tiffany Studios by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his team of designers.

He opened his own studio and glass foundry because he was unable to find the types of glass that he desired in interior decoration, his first passion. Stained glass was his hobby. The Royal Stained Glass Works wrote a book containing his faithful drawings of medieval stained glass.

His book included a translation of the monk Theophilus’ description of the process of creating stained glass. Inhe had fragments of beautiful Old Windsor glass chemically analyzed and encouraged James Powell and Sons, Whitefriars Glassworks.

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Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle, p. 49 On techniques of stained glass production, see Winston, Inquiry, pp. ; and the excellent exposition in John Harries, Discovering Stained Glass, 3rd ed.

(Princes Risborough: Shire Publications, [1st. ]), pp. 18. Old Windsor Home of Saxon Kings. There was an Anglo-Saxon royal palace in Old Windsor, the predecessor of Windsor is mentioned in several charters of King Edward the Confessor’s reign.

Inthe new Abbot of St Augustine’s Abbey in Canterbury was appointed there and consecrated in the parish church. Buy Books For Stained Glass, Huge Selection From Tempsford Stained Glass The UK's No.1 Supplier.

The great east window is the largest expanse of medieval glass still standing in Great Britain. The window was originally completed by John Thornton, one of. A discussion area for 'New' Windsor's year history, antique photos of Windsor and the surrounding area as well as the people who lived here.

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Your stories, questions or answers are welcome together with any other contributions such as copies of photographs (large JPG or TIF to editor @ ) that you would like to send to us.

There is an option to receive email. Upon returning to the Berkshires, he became a professional stained-glass craftsman and restorer and has worked on windows by Tiffany, La Farge and many others.

Julie L. Sloan is a stained-glass consultant in North Adams, Massachusetts. She has worked in stained glass since and is the author of Conservation of Stained Glass in America.

Henry III rebuilt Westminster Abbey in honour of the Royal Saint Edward the Confessor whose relics were placed in a shrine in the sanctuary and now lie in a burial vault beneath the Cosmati mosaic pavement, in front of the High Altar. Henry III himself was interred nearby in a superb chest tomb with effigial of the Plantagenet kings of England, their wives and other.

The beautiful stained glass window was a gift from Windsor, Canada, to celebrate the bond between the two places. Indeed, Windsor, Canada, helped Windsor, UK, raise money for the war effort during WWII, so there was an established connection between.

Parish History [edit | edit source]. WINDSOR, OLD (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Windsor, hundred of Ripplesmere, county of Berks, 2 miles (S. by S.) from Windsor. At Windsor Great Park, situated on the river Thames, there was also built a chapel (of ease) in the Great Park, a royal donative chapel, built by George IV for the accommodation of his household, and later used for the.

A stained glass window was damaged during the break-in but nothing was stolen. It is expected that the 19th century window will cost £5, to repair. The damage was discovered by Reverend Peter Wyard when he opened up the church at am on Tuesday morning. Thomas Willement, active in the first half of the 19th century, was one of the first artists to embrace the new developments in the design and production of stained glass.

As Artist in Stained Glass to Queen Victoria, Willement made armorial (heraldic) glass for St George's Chapel, Windsor, and pioneered a return to the true principles of.

In a stained glass window was unveiled in Westminster Abbey to members of the Royal Flying Corps who died during the war. It was given by Mrs Louis Bennett of West Virginia USA, especially in memory of her son, Lt.

Louis Bennett junior. He was born in Weston in and was killed on 24th August while serving with no. 40 squadron of the Corps in France. The stained glass of the chapel, dating from the early 16th century to the later 20th century, is one of its least familiar treasures.

The chapel has always been served by the leading artist and craftsmen of the day and in designing for this most distinguished location, successive generations of glaziers have excelled themselves in the quality Reviews: 1. The Royal Windsor Tapestry Manufactory and Stained Glass.

The establishment, success and sudden downfall of the tapestry works in Old Windsor and the associated stained glass works. Staff and rowers pose for the camera. Also includes a rare view of the boathouses down stream of Windsor Bridge - now The House on the Bridge Restaurant.

The Royal Oak Hotel, Datchet Road: The Royal Oak Hotel in Datchet Road was demolished in approximately and replaced by the pub that survives to this day. The Royal Castle and Palace of Windsor in Berk-Shire. Le Chateau Royal et Palais de Windsor en la Province de Berk.

London. Printed for Bowles & Carver, No St. Paul's Church Yard. Fine hand-coloured engraving. Printed on J. Whatman paperx mm.

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Small tears in the margins, paper toning. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a horizontal line over an up pointing arrow.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video Full text of "Handbook for Berkshire: including Windsor, Reading, Maidenhead, Bray, Newbury, Aldworth, the Downs, the Ridgeway, Abington.

Windsor Great Park is largely within the bounds of Old Windsor, including both the Royal and Cumberland Lodges.

Famous people. Old Windsor is, or has been, the home of several famous people, including: Sir Elton John, who lives at Woodside on the edge of the Great Park; actress Geraldine McEwan, who was born in Old Windsor; Location. Old Windsor lies on the south bank of the River.

Among many captivating works of art at the estate are probably the most interesting set of stained glass windows I have ever had the privilege of viewing in person. These windows were originally made for Vanderbilt's New York house in by John La Farge and later transferred to the estate.

Stained glass, in the arts, the colored glass used for making decorative windows and other objects through which light passes. Strictly speaking, all colored glass is ’stained,’ or colored by the addition of metallic oxides. However, the term usually refers to the glass featured in ornamental or pictorial windows.

Reproduction Stained Glass panels. Reading Stained Glass specialise in the supply of: Over types of coloured glass available from stock.

Over associated product in stock, Materials, Books, Tools. Large selection of reproduction Victorian & Edwardian glasses. Original period salvaged glass. Reproduction Period Doors - Internal and External5/5(3). In England, the cost of the conservation of York Minster’s finest stained glass windows is $ million (£ million).

A masterpiece, the Great East window has stained glass panels and is often referred to as England’s Sistine Chapel.

It’s also rated one of the top 10 most magnificent stained glass windows in the world.History. The name 'Waltham' is believed to be derived from the Anglo-Saxon words Wealt and Ham, meaning 'dilapidated homes'. The church is called St. Lawrence and thus gives the village its name. There is evidence of the existence of a Roman temple in Weycock Field in the parish.

The word Weycock is thought to be a corruption of the Saxon word, Vic-cope, [citation needed] meaning 'the road on. This building houses some of the finest stained glass works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Sunninghill Park was a country house and estate of about acres directly north of Cheapside, in the civil parishes of Sunninghill and Ascot and Winkfield, adjoining Windsor Great Park in the English county of Berkshire.