John A. Knowles F.S.A.

Stained Glass Sundials

Catalogue no: 1266
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): John A. Knowles F.S.A.
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): English Publication date: Unknown
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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Notes:
A history of a rather esoteric subject together with a brief biography of the stained glass painter, Henry Gyles (1645-1709) of York. Some comments on the reason for painting flies and other insects onto painted glass. Illustrations as follows: 1. Advertisement of Henry Gyles. Mezzotint by Francis Place 2. Sundial dated 1664, Widdington Church, Essex. From a drawing by F. Sydney Eden in the V & A. 3. Sundial with Fly, by John Oliver (1616-1701) 4. Sundial with Fly. A.L.Radford Collection
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
Search terms: Sundials
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