By Roger Rosewell

For over one thousand years tales of Christian trust and nice moments in British historical past have crammed the home windows of our cathedrals and parish church buildings. The glow of painted and stained glass, its radiant colors and shiny photographs, has encouraged generations of audiences and artists.

This superbly illustrated booklet strains the advance of a distinct artwork from its earliest beginnings in Anglo-Saxon England to the current day. It contains attention-grabbing descriptions of medieval and renaissance glass, the spiritual upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries which observed millions of home windows destroyed, the rebirth of the craft in Georgian and Victorian Britain, and the pioneering of interesting new types and methods via sleek artists.

Explanations of ways stained glass home windows are made, the secrets and techniques of medieval glaziers, the topics that may be obvious and the place the simplest examples from the 7th to twenty-first centuries are available upload to its pleasures.

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