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Stained Glass John Harries

Stained Glass By John Harries

Stained Glass by John Harries


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Summary

This guide is to help the general reader and church visitor to know what to look for and where to look for stained glass.

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Stained Glass by John Harries

Most churches and cathedrals in Britain contain stained glass: even the most unassuming buildings may have spectactular windows full of figures painted as if by coloured light. The wealth of imagery dates not only from the middle ages but also from the nineteenth century, when the majority of existing windows were made. Must of this later glass is very finely designed and of great interest. The earlier glass is rare and often not in its original position: we need to understand the intentions of the designers and craftsmen in order to appreciate it fully.

About John Harries

John Harries originally wrote this guide to help the general reader and church visitor. Since then the second edition was updated by Martin Harrison and the third edition by Dr Carola Hicks, a former curator of the Stained Glass Museum at Ely Cathedral.

Table of Contents

History of glass; The techniques of stained glass; The subject matter of stained glass windows; The historical development of stained glass; Places to visit; Museums with general collections of stained glass; Further reading

Additional information

GOR001561649
9780747802051
074780205X
Stained Glass by John Harries
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
20051201
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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