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Icon Stained Glass Group AGM and Conference Working with the Evidence: Researching, Recording, Retaining, Removing Evidence of Earlier Intervention

17–18 September 2015, The Burrell Collection, Glasgow Almost all stained-glass panels bear evidence of alteration, restoration and earlier intervention. The careful observation, recording and interpretation through research of these layers of history is integral to the work of the conservator. … Continue reading

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New Sam Fogg Website

The London-based medieval art dealer Sam Fogg has a new website. It features images of a variety of stained-glass panels from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, including roundels and single figures. Particularly notable are three panels of c.1530 from the … Continue reading

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Jewels of Light: Creation, Preservation, Appreciation of Stained Glass

Elizabeth Dent, who holds an MA in Stained Glass Conservation & Heritage Management from the University of York, where she was a Samuel H. Kress Fellow, and now works within the Office of the Director at the National Gallery of … Continue reading

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Keith Barley Awarded the MBE

Barley Studio is delighted to announce that its founder and managing director, Keith Barley, has recently been created MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) ‘for services to cultural restoration and conservation’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, … Continue reading

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Work Begins on Reinstalling York Minster’s Great East Window

Work has begun this month on the reinstallation of the conserved tracery panels of the Great East Window of York Minster – starting, appropriately, with God the Father. The panel has been returned to the apex of the window seven … Continue reading

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Summer Events

This year there are plenty of events of interest to Vidimus readers to accompany the good weather. 15 July: Bishops, Kings and Saints in Early Medieval Winchester An important lecture by Sarah Foot about how Winchester became not just the … Continue reading

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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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