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Stained glass in Wells Cathedral

L. S. Colchester

Stained glass in Wells Cathedral

by L. S. Colchester

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Published by Friends of Wells Cathedral in [Wells, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Wells.
    • Subjects:
    • Wells Cathedral.,
    • Glass painting and staining -- England -- Wells.,
    • Glass painting and staining, Medieval -- England -- Wells.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[L. S. C.].
      ContributionsL. S. C., C., L. S., Wells Cathedral. Friends of Wells Cathedral.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK5344.W47 C64 1956
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4602448M
      LC Control Number77365491

      Many stained glass windows are also designed to teach about God, Bible stories, and the lives of the saints. As with the great cathedrals, the illustrations in this coloring book are intended to inspire the mind, sooth the heart, and uplift the spirit. With this book there are no rules on how to color, and you don’t even need to stay in the /5(10). Venture into the library, which contains many books from the 16th and 17th centuries. And view one of Britain's most significant arrays of stained-glass windows. However you choose to visit the cathedral, make sure you head to the north transept to watch knights joust on the 14th-century astronomical on: Wells Cathedral Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE England.

      The earthquake offered the chance to inspect, repair and restore some of the Cathedral’s largest and oldest stained glass windows. Extending more than 65 feet in height, the north and south Te Deum windows are the tallest stained glass windows in the Cathedral, and mark the transition from the Great Choir to the High Altar. #N#Cathedral is a translucent glass that allows light to pass through making it ideal for doors, windows, dividers, and glass ornaments. When combined with a texture-like hammered or granite, the glass becomes even more alive. Click the price to add glass to your shopping cart. 10 pc min when ordering 8x12 & 12x12 Glass (20 pcs fill a Small Box.

      The Tree of Jesse is a depiction in art of the ancestors of Christ, shown in a tree which rises from Jesse of Bethlehem, the father of King David and is the original use of the family tree as a schematic representation of a genealogy. Caroline Charlotte Townshend (–) was a British stained glass artist of the Arts and Crafts Movement. She trained at Slade School of Fine Art and Central School of Arts and Crafts before becoming a pupil of Christopher designed and made many stained glass windows, particularly for churches and cathedrals and set up the stained glass firm of Education: Slade School of Fine Art, Central School .


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This handsome two-part set is the first fully illustrated study of one of the most substantial collections of medieval stained glass in England. The glass from the east end of Wells Cathedral (rebuilt by a thriving clerical community between and ) includes the five brilliantlycoloured windows of the choir clerestory, with its seven-light Jesse east window, and glass from the famous polygonal Lady Chapel.

This handsome two-part set is the first fully illustrated study of one of the most substantial collections of medieval stained glass in England.

The glass from the east end of Wells Cathedral (rebuilt by a thriving clerical community between and ) includes the five brilliantly coloured windows of the choir clerestory, with its seven-light Jesse east window, and glass from the famous polygonal Lady : Tim Ayres.

Summary: This two-part set is an illustrated study of one of the most substantial collections of medieval stained glass in England.

In particular, it concentrates on the glass from the east end of Wells Cathedral (rebuilt by a thriving clerical community in ) and the volume has introductions to Stained glass in Wells Cathedral book part of the cathedral complex.

This handsome two-part set is the first fully illustrated study of one of the most substantial collections of medieval stained glass in England. The glass from the east end of Wells Cathedral (rebuilt by a thriving clerical community between and ) includes the five brilliantly coloured windows of the choir clerestory, with its seven-light Jesse east window, and glass from the famous polygonal Lady : Tim Ayers.

Media in category "Stained glass windows of Wells Cathedral" The following 40 files are in this category, out of 40 total. Chapel, Wells Cathedral ().jpg 1, × 1,; MB.

A tour of the glorious Stained Glass in the Cathedral takes you on a journey from C through to the early s.

You will see glowing windows large and small including the magnificent 14th century Jesse window high above the Quire, surely one of the most beautiful examples of Mediaeval glass in the country.

Stained glass is one of the glories of medieval art, and much of the finest glass can be found in England. Intensely moving in its beauty, startling in its colours and fascinating in its imagery, it has for centuries captivated visitors to churches and cathedrals.

This book presents the masterpieces of English stained glass as never seen before. The Jesse Window at Wells Cathedral is one of the most splendid examples of 14th century stained glass in Europe.

The window, in its dominant colours of green and gold, depicts a Jesse tree and shows the family and ancestors of Christ, Jesse being the father of King David. An excerpt from the Wells Cathedral DVD. A look at some of the stained glass windows at Wells Cathedral including the conservation work on one of the most splendid 14th Centuary windows in Europe.

The increasing dominance of Parliament and the Puritans led to damage in Wells Cathedral inwhen iconoclasts smashed pictures and crucifixes. A little later, Parliamentary soldiers caused more destruction. They smashed stained glass, the organ and seats in the Quire (all recorded by a witness on the title page of a book in the library).

A family run centre of excellence specialising in the conservation, restoration and design of stained glass. We carry out works to many of the great cathedrals, churches and country houses in the UK and beyond.

We have expertise in the conservation of stained glass and plain glazing of all periods of glass from medieval to modern. The Jesse Window at Wells cathedral depicts the genealogy of Jesus.

Photograph: Apex/Jason Bryant/Apex. One of the most remarkable examples of 14th century stained glass in Europe can finally be seen again as its medieval creators intended following a meticulous three-year restoration project. Stained Glass from Welsh Churches was published in Juneand traces the history of stained glass in the churches of Wales.

The book was printed and published by Y Lolfa, and can be ordered from their website for £ including postage. Stained glass. Wells Cathedral contains one of the most substantial collections of medieval stained glass in England, despite damage by Parliamentary troops in and The oldest surviving glass dates from the late 13th century and is in two windows on the west side of the chapter-house nation: Church of England.

Stained Glass (am) Wells Cathedral has an important collection of both medieval and later stained glass, arguably some of the very best in England. It dates from the late s to the s and includes a large Jesse Window in the Quire and several large windows from the.

The Jesse Window at Wells Cathedral is one of the most splendid examples of fourteenth-century stained glass in Europe. Wonderful in its dominant colours of green and gold, it depicts a Jesse tree and shows the family and ancestors of Christ, Jesse being the father of King David.

The Cathedral houses one of the largest collections of historic stained glass in the country. Experts agree that the Jesse Window at Wells Cathedral is one of the most splendid examples of 14th century stained glass in Europe, narrowly escaping destruction during the English Civil War.

Wells Cathedral, Somerset. Stained glass window showing King Alfred the Great and his son King Edward the Elder. It is said that a church at Wells was created by Ine, King of Wessex, in This would have survived up to aboutwhen work on the current Cathedral is thought to have commenced.

All of the original C14 glass glass is to be found at the east end of the cathedral in the choir, retrochoir and Lady Chapel. There are also some C15 panels in the tracery lights of the nave and transept, as well as some C16 French panels installed in the C.

Buy Stained glass books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.It is a medieval stained glass window with over 90% original glass and placed in During WW2 they were so worried about the possibility of the city being bombed and losing such a treasure that it was completely removed and stored in the walls of the cathedral.DH Stained Glass.

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