Stained Glass and the Victorian Gothic Revival

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Manchester University Press, 2004 - Art - 182 pages
By looking at stained glass from the perspective of both glass-painter and patron, and by considering how stained glass was priced, bought and sold, this enlightening study traces the emergence of the market for stained glass in Victorian England. Thus it contains new insights into the Gothic Revival and the relationship between architecture and the decorative arts.Beautifully illustrated with color plates and black and white illustrations, this book will be valuable to those interested in stained glass and the wider world of Victorian art.
 

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Contents

Victorian glasspainters and their inheritance
33
John Toms of Wellington
54
the Beer family of Exeter
78
Joseph Bell of Bristol
107
St Michael and All Angels Sowton and St Mary
142
how and why the market spread
155
Index
179
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About the author (2004)

Jim Cheshire is Lecturer in the History of Art and Design at the Lincoln School of Art and Design, University of Lincoln.

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