The Fake Medieval Images in Canterbury Cathedral

The Pilgrims panel in Canterbury Cathedral is actually a 20th century forgery

Some of the most iconic medieval stained glass images in Canterbury Cathedral are actually fakes created in the early twentieth century.

Project to restore York Minster windows halfway completed

York Minster WIndow - photo courtesy York Glaziers Trust

Conservators working on the restoration of the Great East Window at York Minster have completed the conservation of half of the panels in the stunning medieval window depicting the story of the Apocalypse.

The Restoration of Medieval Stained Glass

Medieval Stained Glass

The Restoration of Medieval Stained Glass By Gottfried Frenzel Scientific American, Supplement: Science and the Arts (1995) Introduction: Light has long served religion as a symbol. It has signified creation (“Let there be light” was the first command of the Creator) as well as salvation (John the Evangelist saw the Heavenly Jerusalem illuminated as if […]

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