Stained Glass and the Victorian Gothic Revival
Manchester, University Press 2004
182 pp with 20 colour plates and 48 b/w illustrations. Cloth in dw. Very good copy. This engaging and enlightening book details the rejuvenation of interest in stained glass during the Victorian period throughout all levels of society. Focusing on three glass painters - John Toms of Wellington, the Beer Family of Exeter and Joseph Bell of Bristol - it explores the commercial relationships among patrons, architects, designers and manufacturers, giving a new perspective on the Gothic Revival.