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Author Allen, Jasmine, author.

Title Windows for the world : nineteenth-century stained glass and the international exhibitions, 1851-1900 / Jasmine Allen
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (colour)
Series Studies in design & material culture
Studies in design and material culture.
Contents Intro; Front matter; Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Plates; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Exhibiting stained glass: classification, organisation and status; A multitude of displays; Stylistic eclecticism in nineteenth-century stained glass; Competition and exchange: exhibitors and their networks; Stained glass as propaganda; Conclusion: reappraising nineteenth-century stained glass; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; Plates
Summary This study focuses on the significance of the displays of stained glass at several international exhibitions held in Britain, France, the USA and Australia between 1851 and 1900. It provides new perspectives for the study of nineteenth-century stained glass, within these temporary secular exhibition contexts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-243) and index
Subject Glass painting and staining -- Exhibitions
Glass painting and staining -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works
Glass painting and staining -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
ART -- History -- General.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Glass & Glassware.
Glass painting and staining.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Pictorial works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526114739