Chapel Screen

Architect: Charles Harrison Townsend (1851-1928)

Designer: William Reynolds-Stephens (1862-1949)

c. 1905

Walnut and pewter

St. Mary the Virgin

Great Warley, Essex

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“[A] screen, separating a side chapel from the nave; it is of carved walnut with pewter enrichments, and is not only exceptionally elegant in its lines, but also especially happy as an example of correct wood construction. In both these instances the artist shows a consummate sense of craftsmanship and a true understanding of the use of particular materials.”

Formatting and text by George P. Landow.

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