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Corpus Vitrearum Catalunya Marks the Publication of its Fifth Volume

On 20 July, the Catalan Corpus Vitrearum is to hold a discussion day at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans to celebrate the publication of the long-awaited and much anticipated fifth and final volume in its medieval series.  There will be presentations … Continue reading

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Luttrell Palter Exhibited in Lincoln

An internationally famous illuminated manuscript made c.1335–45 and known as the Luttrell Psalter,will be on show at a spectacular exhibition in Lincoln from 27 June until 27 September. Produced for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, the wealthy lord of the manor at … Continue reading

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Book News

Two splendid new books likely to appeal to Vidimus readers will be published in the autumn. Arts and Crafts Stained Glass by Peter Cormack will be published by Yale University Press. This will be the first comprehensive account of stained … Continue reading

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Appeal for Information: Crizzled Glass

Merlyn Griffiths, a stained-glass student at the University of York, is appealing for information regarding crizzled glass. She is currently researching the crizzled purple glass found in a nineteenth-century church in Yorkshire, though it is understood that this problem was … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’

An international colloquium entitled ‘Shared Invention: From Antiquity to the 21st Century’ will be held 6–8 April 2016, and proposals for papers are now being accepted. The colloquium is being organized by Laurence Riviale and Jean-François Luneau, lecturers at Blaise … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Summer Lecture

The BSMGP Summer Lecture will take place on Friday 19 June, opening at 6.15pm for a prompt 6.45pm start. The lecture will be given by Peter Cormack MBE, FSA, Hon FMGP, and is entitled ‘Exploring Arts and Crafts in Stained … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2015 Annual Lecture will be given by Keith Barley FMGP, ACR, and is entitled ‘Herkenrode Conserved: the remarkable survival of a sixteenth-century masterpiece’. The lecture will describe the survival of this exceptional collection of stained glass … Continue reading

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Icon Stained Glass Group Conference, 17–18 September 2015, The Burrell Collection, Glasgow

The Stained Glass Group is holding a conference on ‘Working with the Evidence: Researching, Recording, Retaining, Removing Evidence of Earlier Intervention’. The conference will take place 17–18 September 2015, following the Annual General Meeting of the group.  The keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Society of Glass Technology Conference, 7–9 September 2015 ‘Glass Reflections: Glass in the Year of Light’

As mentioned in Vidimus 89, the Society of Glass Technology conference will be held 7–9 September 2015 in Cambridge. The papers on the history and heritage of glass may be of particular interest to Vidimus readers, and a complete list … Continue reading

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Recording of Glass in Hertfordshire Gathers Pace

Hazel Gardiner reports Although one of the smallest counties in England, and not rich in medieval stained glass, Hertfordshire does hold some significant and interesting examples in its parish churches. Although many Hertfordshire monuments are still to be recorded for … Continue reading

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