Category Archives: Issue 60

Anglo-Saxon Window Glass Discovered at Glastonbury Abbey (Somerset)

New research led by the University of Reading has revealed that finds at Glastonbury Abbey provide the earliest archaeological evidence for glass-making in Britain. Professor Roberta Gilchrist of the university’s archaeology department has re-examined the records of excavations that took … Continue reading

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Thirteenth-century Windows Sold in Paris

Two thirteenth-century windows attributed to the Dominican priory in Strasbourg have been acquired by the French state following their auction by Sotheby’s in Paris on 20 April 2012. The Betrayal [Fig. 1] sold for 156,750 EUR (including buyer’s premium), and … Continue reading

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Llanwarne Roundels Appeal

Parishioners in the tiny village of Llanwarne (Herefordshire) have launched a fund-raising appeal to help with the cost of restoring twenty-six Flemish roundels that were given to the church in 1901. The roundels feature some extremely rare subjects, including scenes … Continue reading

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Blickling Hall

Important windows, including panels from Steinfeld Abbey, have been cleaned and reinstated as part of a two-year campaign to restore the great hall of Blicking Hall (Norfolk), a mansion near Aylsham that was built in the seventeenth century and is … Continue reading

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Dr Dagmar Täube

After fifteen years at the Schnütgen Museum in Cologne, Dr Dagmar Täube has become the new Director of the Draiflessen Collection in Mettingen. During her time at the Schnütgen Museum, Dr Täube was responsible for curating the marvellous Rheinische Glasmalerei: … Continue reading

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