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Michael Kauffmann (1931–2023)

  The former chair of the British Corpus Vitrearum Michael Kauffmann FBA has died at the age of 92. Michael served for an eventful decade in the history of the project, succeeding David Wilson FBA, and stepping down in 2001. … Continue reading

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Dr Sandra L. Tatman 1945–2023

Vidimus was sorry to learn of the loss to Parkinson’s Disease of Dr Sandra L. Tatman, former executive director of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Dr Tatman held a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Delaware and both an … Continue reading

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CVMA International colloquium and forum 2024

The National Committee of the German Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi gives Vidimus readers advance notification of the next international colloquium and forum, to be held in Erfurt and Naumburg 15–19 July 2024. The introduction to the theme of the meetings, … Continue reading

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ARCOVE – Carta de Najera sobre Vidrieras emplomadas

Fernando Cortes Pizano, President of ARCOVE, writes ‘we have recently launched the so called ‘Carta de Najera sobre Vidrieras emplomadas’ (Charter of Najera on leaded stained-glass windows). This is a very important document for the stained-glass community in Spain and, … Continue reading

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Mike Dixon

Vidimus was sad to learn of the death of Mike Dixon (Fig. 1), well known to many as the photographer of the Stained Glass of Norfolk website. Corpus Vitrearum researcher and author David King has also worked closely with Mike … Continue reading

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The Plowden Medal 2023

The Royal Warrant Holders Association has announced that this year’s Plowden Medal winner is Professor Sarah Brown of the York Glaziers Trust and University of York. Established in 1999 to commemorate the life and work of the late Hon. Anna … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Technology, Conservation and Restoration of Stained Glass, XII International Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass of the Corpus Vitrearum-ICOMOS. Erfurt, Germany 17-19 July 2024

The German national committee of the Corpus Vitrearum invites submissions of proposals for technical papers and posters for the twelfth international meeting of the Forum. The overall theme of the meeting is ‘Visibility’. Abstracts of 200-300 words, which will be … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conferences

New Illuminations – Stained Glass in Ireland and Beyond 21–23 September 2023, Trinity College, Dublin Full programme and Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-illuminations-stained-glass-in-ireland-and-beyond-tickets-689275009107?aff=oddtdtcreator Ecclesiological Society Annual Conference 2023: Stained Glass Revivals 7 October 2023, St John’s Waterloo, London SE1, with … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum – Online Talks, October 2023

All talks will be held online via Zoom. Tickets are £6.50 per talk, or £5 for Friends of The Stained Glass Museum Find out more and buy tickets here https://stainedglassmuseum.com/toursandlectures Powell & Sons’ opus sectile: innovation in glass mosaics, 1860s-1890s Lily … Continue reading

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Rosemary Rutherford exhibition

An exhibition on the life and work of the mid 20th century stained glass artist Rosemary Rutherford recently opened at St Mary and and Leonard’s parish church, Broomfield near Chelmsford Essex. Rosemary’s father was the vicar at this church which … Continue reading

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