Sunday, 10 October 2010

Scraps and Fragments

Some pictures of fragments of stained glass, of various periods, which have been reset or reconstructed. The first three are from West Stourmouth church, Kent - a bishop and a saint:

These splendid ones are from Wells Cathedral (as is the picture of the faceless bishop at the top of this post):

The effect is almost Surrealist...

And this is from Fordwich, near Canterbury - according to the guidebook, when the glass was repaired the heads of these two figures got mixed up (the one on the left should be female, being the Virgin Mary):

More from Fordwich another day...

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