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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 drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Three drawings of stained glass panels, depicting St Stephen, St Christopher and St Lawrence. On the back are details of heads and costumes.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1890-1929 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

signed in pencil


Height: 10.9375 in, Width: 8.8125 in

Object history note

The stained glass from which this copy was made is in the sixth window from the east (known as the St Christopher window) in the south aisle of the nave of York Minster, and dates from the early 14th century. The panel of St Stephen is in the eastern light, St Christopher in the central light, and St Lawrence in the western light.

Descriptive line

1 of 2 copies of stained glass from the St Christopher window in York Minster, pencil 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)



Subjects depicted

Stained glass


Drawings; Stained Glass; Christianity; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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