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Record drawing of stained glass
  • Record drawing of stained glass
    Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931
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Record drawing of stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 - ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    process reproduction

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CG, shelf 104, box D

Physical description

Black and white reproduction of two drawings of stained glass, depicting the Martyrdom of St Edmund and the head of St Edmund found in a wood.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1880 - ca. 1920 (made)


Knowles, J. W., born 1838 - died 1931 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

process reproduction

Marks and inscriptions

signed in pencil


Height: 3.875 in, Width: 3.375 in, Height: 4 in, Width: 3.5 in

Object history note

The stained glass windows on which these reproductions were based are in the south-west window of the Chapter House of York Minster, and date from the early 14th century.

Descriptive line

Print reproduction of a drawing of a stained glass window in York Minster, J. W. Knowles, Great Britain, ca.1880-1920

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.





Subjects depicted

Men; Martyrdom; Head; Saints


Prints; Stained Glass; Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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