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University of York Spring Master Class

Fig. 1. Example of glass degradation in Clayton & Bell’s window (sV) at St John the Evangelist, Howsham, North Yorkshire. © Merlyn Griffiths
Fig. 1. Example of glass degradation in Clayton & Bell’s window (sV) at St John the Evangelist, Howsham, North Yorkshire. © Merlyn Griffiths

Fig. 1. Example of glass degradation in Clayton & Bell’s window (sV) at St John the Evangelist, Howsham, North Yorkshire. © Merlyn Griffiths

The University of York MA in Stained-Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class will be held this year on Saturday 27 February 2016 and is entitled ‘The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems, Solutions’. The speakers and lectures are as follows.

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•    Dr Jasmine Allen (Stained Glass Museum): ‘Imitation and Invention: Stained Glass in the Nineteenth Century’
•    Dr Ulrike Brinkmann (Cologne Cathedral): ‘Nineteenth-Century Stained Glass in Cologne Cathedral’
•    Dr Alison Gilchrist ACR (Barley Studio): ‘Paint loss from nineteenth-century windows: causes and conservation challenges’
•    Merlyn Griffiths (York Glaziers Trust): ‘The case of window sV in St John the Evangelist, Howsham: Further research into the phenomenon often referred to as “crizzling”’
•    Dr Neil Moat (independent scholar): ‘As Lambs to the Slaughter – Notes from the Sheepfold’

The event is open to all and will take place in K133, The King’s Manor, York. Tickets can be purchased on the Eventbrite website.