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New Conservation Project Under Way at The Burrell Collection

Stained glass conservators at the Burrell Collection in Glasgow have started an important project, and are blogging about it! Senior Conservator Marie Stumpff has been awarded a fellowship that will enable her to focus on research into and conservation of … Continue reading

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Panels from Canterbury on Display at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Stained-glass panels from Canterbury Cathedral are soon to go on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The panels will be part of an exhibition entitled ‘Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister’ and will … Continue reading

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Appeal for Help

Many panels restored by Thomas and Drake – who worked extensively on the glass of the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, in the early and mid-twentieth century – used a milled lead with a repeating ‘X’ mark, as originally highlighted by Linda … Continue reading

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Lincoln Cathedral Coverage

The British CVMA has now completed its coverage of all the stained glass at Lincoln Cathedral. It has long been the British CVMA’s goal to make all the glass at Lincoln available to users, and thanks to its indefatigable photographer … Continue reading

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Exhibitions at the Stained Glass Museum, Ely

 ‘Piecing together the Pollen Window’, 1 March – 22 April 2013 The exhibition brings together the recently conserved large round panel of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary with the angel panels that once surrounded it in the west rose … Continue reading

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‘Be a Pane’ – Christ Church, Eaton Appeal for Help

Christ Church, Eaton (in Norwich) has launched an appeal to raise £250,000 towards the cost of repairing its windows and improving facilities. The majority of the windows at Christ Church are in need of repair and the cost has been … Continue reading

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BSMGP Autumn Conference

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has announced its autumn conference. The conference will be held 29 August – 1 September 2013 and will focus on Worcester and Gloucester. Subjects will include the Great East Window at Gloucester, the … Continue reading

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Society of Glass Technology Conference: Call for Papers

The Society of Glass Technology calls for papers for its 2013 Conference ‘Living Glass’. The conference will be held 11–13 September 2013 at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. The conference will address science, technology and art. The scientific aspects … Continue reading

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David Whitehouse

Vidimus is sad to report the death of David Whitehouse, former executive director of the Corning Museum of Glass, who died 17 February, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 71. Whitehouse joined the museum in 1984 as chief … Continue reading

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Medieval Narrative Art Repository

Stuart Whatling has established a website as a repository for images of medieval art, including stained glass, particularly those related to his research interest, visual narratology. There is much of interest for Vidimus readers, such as this image of glass … Continue reading

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