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Design for stained glass
  • Design for stained glass
    Powell, John Hardman, born 1827 - died 1895
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Design for stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Powell, John Hardman, born 1827 - died 1895 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink over preliminary pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the John Hardman Studios

  • Museum number:

    E.1323-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CG, shelf 69

Physical description

Design for a stained glass window with three lights showing scenes from the life of St. John.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Powell, John Hardman, born 1827 - died 1895 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink over preliminary pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Circencester. 1', with each scene identified and blind stamped 'J.Hardman & Co.'
Inscribed by the artist

'JHardman & Coy'
Blind stamped

Dimensions

Height: 44.1 cm, Width: 20.3 cm

Object history note

The window, for which this drawing is a design, was produced by John Hardman & Co. The east window of the Chapel of St. John the Baptist has been much prasied. Hardman did much stained glass in the church.

Descriptive line

Design for a stained glass window with three lights possibly for the church of St. John the Baptist, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, showing scenes from the life of St. John. Pen and ink, and pencil drawing, possibly by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, mid-19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 320.

Materials

Pen and ink; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Window

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Stained Glass

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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