stained-glass window


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stained-glass window

A window with colored glass.
See also: French window

stained-glass window

A window whose glass is colored.
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David Hockney in front of The Queen's Window, a new stained-glass window at Westminster Abbey he designed, as it is revealed for the first time Picture: VICTORIA JONES
* Visual presentation on the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and stained-glass window designs and techniques
The sole stained-glass window in the church's 1874 Victorian sanctuary inspired the quilt show and is sometimes called "the virtuous woman.'' The window depicts a woman described in Proverbs 31; a woman who is a good partner, a caring parent, a hard worker, whose actions embody kindness, industriousness, generosity and wisdom.
The monument was built in the 1860s but the stained-glass windows - made by Edinburgh company James Ballantine & Son for PS210 - were only installed in 1886.
Amongst Ervin's many stained-glass windows, major ones are in the Canterbury Cathedral, York Minster, the Tate Gallery and Uxbridge Underground Station, London, St Peter's College and St Johns College, Oxford, and the National Cathedral, Washington, DC (USA).
A further two stamps taken from stained-glass windows by Holiday also feature in the collection - the 56p, Joseph, taken from the Parish Church of St Michael in Minehead, Somerset, and the pounds 1.35, Shepherd, taken fromawindow at St Mary's Upavon, Wiltshire.
A stained-glass window is made in much the same way except that the glass is painted and fired in a kiln.
They, therefore, livened up churches and palaces with the merry symphony of tapestries and stained-glass windows.
A quest in Australia to rediscover the design of an historically-important stained-glass window after 150 years has finally ended in Birmingham.
Birmingham Glass Studios, based in Balsall Heath, is a glass supplier and stained-glass window manufacturer.
"Twilight" used a range of elements--photographs, a laser installation, a rotating stained-glass window, and place-names painted on the walls--to imagine and interpret abstract concepts like time, space, and light.