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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. 1890-1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing of a stained glass panel depicting a pope in chasuble and pall, with a canopy above and an unidentified shield below.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1890-1929 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink drawing

Marks and inscriptions

signed in ink


Height: 17.75 in, Width: 3.9375 in

Object history note

The stained glass panels from which this set of drawings were made are in the second window from the west in the western clerestory of the south side of the choir of York Minster. They date from the early 15th century.

Note: The figure is this drawing is said to be from the above window, but the pope in the central light is differently posed.

Descriptive line

1 of 5 copies of stained glass in a window on the south side of the choir of York Minster, pen and ink drawing, J. W. Knowles, Great Britain, ca. 1890-1929

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.


Paper (fiber product); Ink



Subjects depicted

Stained glass


Drawings; Stained Glass; Christianity; Copies and Facsimiles; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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