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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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Society of Glass Technology Conference

The annual conference of the Society of Glass Technology will be held at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, 11–13 September. As usual, the conference will include sessions on the art and history of stained glass. A call for papers … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Vidimus would like to wish all its readers a happy Christmas and very best wishes for the new year. Do stay in touch and send us your news and details of any exhibitions or lectures you think should be brought … Continue reading

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85th Anniversary of the First Exhibition of Stained-Glass Photography

This month marks the eighty-fifth anniversary of the first photographic exhibition in England devoted to stained glass [Fig. 1]. It was held between 3rd and 27th December 1927 at the then offices of the Royal Photographic Society, in Russell Square, … Continue reading

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New Light on Medieval Stained Glass

Vidimus readers are invited to the inaugural lecture by Professor Ian Freestone at University College London on 12 March 2013 [Fig. 1]. Together with colleagues based in York and Cardiff, Professor Freestone has recently completed a major programme of scientific … Continue reading

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