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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:

    pencil and watercolour drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Drawing showing details of canopy work and a border from a stained glass panel. On the back are the figures of a king and queen.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1890-1929 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour drawing

Marks and inscriptions

signed in pencil


Height: 9.5 in, Width: 4 in

Object history note

The stained glass panels from which these copies were made are in the second (drawing on back) and third (drawing on front) windows from the south in the west wall of the Vestibule of the Chapter House of York Minster. They date from the early 14th century.

Descriptive line

1 of 3 copies of stained glass in a window of the Chapter House of York Minster, pencil and watercolour 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); Water-colour



Subjects depicted

Stained glass; Queens; Kings


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


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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