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International Medieval Congress, Leeds

This year’s International Medieval Congress in Leeds (1–4 July) includes a number of sessions relating to medieval stained glass. Monday 1 July 2013, 16.30–18.00 ‘Medieval Stained Glass in Wales after the Middle Ages: Survival, Loss, and Reinvention’, by Martin Crampin, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass before 1700 in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The appearance of a new Corpus Vitrearum volume is always a cause for celebration, as these works always involve years of research and dedication. The British CVMA is looking forward to the imminent publication of Tim Ayers’s The Medieval Stained … Continue reading

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BSMGP Lecture Programme

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has announced its 2013 programme of seasonal lectures. Spring Lecture – Friday 8 March, 6.15pm for a 6.45pm start Alan Brooks: ‘Francis Spear: A Student of Art and Symbolism’ Discussion day – Wednesday … Continue reading

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Appeal for Help

A Vidimus reader has appealed for information concerning a panel of stained glass in a private collection. The panel measures approximately 21.5 by 27cm, and is a rendition on glass of a well-known print by Albrecht Dürer of St Eustace … Continue reading

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Spring Master Class, Bulk Glass, Plain Glazing, Archaeological Glass History, Technology and Conservation, The University of York

The Master Class will commence on Friday 1 March at 5pm with an evening lecture and drinks reception, and will continue with a full day of papers on Saturday 2 March. This event will focus on bulk glass, ‘plain glazing’, … Continue reading

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York Glaziers Trust, Training Opportunity

With the support of the York Minster Fund, the York Glaziers Trust, Britain’s oldest and largest specialist stained-glass conservation studio, is seeking to recruit an apprentice conservation glazier. The person appointed to the two-year apprenticeship will join a dedicated team … Continue reading

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Restoring the Roundels at Ickworth

Geoffrey Lane reports. Work is under way to restore St Mary’s Church at Ickworth, Suffolk, including its fine collection of Netherlandish roundels. The church stands in the grounds of Ickworth Hall, ancestral home of the Hervey family, but unlike the … Continue reading

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Corpus Vitrearum Volume Awarded Top Prize

The fourth volume in the Dutch Corpus Vitrearum series, Zsuzsanna van Ruyven-Zeman’s monumental Stained Glass in the Netherlands before 1795 (Amsterdam, 2011), has been awarded the Mr. J.W. Frederiksprijs for 2012, for the best publication on the applied arts in … Continue reading

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‘Charity’ Window Recreated

  Barley Studio has recreated a window destroyed during the Second World War for Sir John Soane’s Museum in London. The 1830 window, by William Collins of the Strand, was in turn based on the figure of Charity in the … Continue reading

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New Light on Medieval Stained Glass Reminder

Vidimus readers are invited to the inaugural lecture by Professor Ian Freestone at University College London on 12 March 2013. Together with colleagues based in York and Cardiff, Professor Freestone has recently completed a major programme of scientific analysis of … Continue reading

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