Author Archives: Carlotta Cammelli

Jan Van Damme

23 April 1957 – 21 December 2021 It is with regret that we note the death of Jan Van Damme in December. Jan was an art historian and a much-appreciated member of the Flemish committee associated with the Belgian Corpus … Continue reading

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Remembering Patrick Reyntiens OBE

In our last Vidimus, in November, we noted the death of Patrick Reyntiens on 25th October 2021. Reyntiens’ importance is commemorated more fully in a number of obituaries, some of which can be read without subscription at the following links: … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

The announcement of an exciting new acquisition, plus a reminder of the upcoming study weekend. The Stained Glass Museum acquires a window designed by Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955) On 25th January 2022 The Stained Glass Museum successfully bid at auction to … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Alfred ‘Alfie’ Alderson: 5th April 1929 – 20th August 2021

It is with sadness that we note the passing of Alfie Alderson. Many Vidimus readers, particularly those in East Anglia, will be aware of the two volumes written by Birkin Haward on nineteenth-century Norfolk and Suffolk stained glass, and it … Continue reading

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Dr Patrick Reyntiens OBE

11th December 1925 — 25th October 2021 It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of stained glass artist Patrick Reyntiens OBE on the 25th of October 2021. Reyntiens was one of the most influential and extraordinary … Continue reading

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New stained glass website

By Peter Hildebrand Earlier this month the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and the BSMGP launched a new website, www.visitstainedglass.uk, aimed at encouraging us all to visit some special stained glass. The windows highlighted on the site have been selected by … Continue reading

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More panels from York Minster’s St Cuthbert Window go on public display

Conserved medieval panels of stained glass depicting the figure of St Cuthbert (c. 634-687) returned to York Minster on All Saints Day (Monday 1 November) as part of an exhibition exploring the history and conservation of the window devoted to … Continue reading

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Second edition of ARCOVE La Revista now online

Arcove, the Association for the Restoration and Conservation of Stained Glass in Spain, has notified us that the second issue of La Revista is now online and available to download clicking on this link. The Journal provides an extensive insight … Continue reading

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Caroline Benyon FMGP

All the team at Vidimus note with sadness the sudden death this month of Caroline Benyon FMGP. Caroline was Chairman of the British Society of Master Glass Painters for more than two decades. She also served the Worshipful Company of … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum has announced their Autumn 2021 online webinar series which include: Wednesday 22 September 2021, 7pm (UK)  The Illuminated Canvas: Francis Eginton (1737-1805), the Prospect Hill Studio and Glass Painting in late Georgian Britain – Suzanne Phillips … Continue reading

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