If the window was symbolic, in romantic portraits, of the divided self, the meeting between interior and exterior realities, then the stained glass window was perhaps the epitome of Victorian romanticism, more serious and sacred than the Georgian. Set at the meeting point of material and immaterial worlds, as a body is animated by the soul, so the visible glass is animated by invisible and unreflected light. — Rosemary Hill, God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain (London: Penguin, 2008), p. 326.
- The Revival of Stained Glass in the Nineteenth Century
- Charles Heath Wilson on Stained Glass (1865)
- Stephen Adam on Stained Glass (1877)
- "Stained Glass and the Gothic Revival: On the Difference between Painted Glass and Coloured Glass” (Somers Clarke, 1893)
- Stephen Adam
- Ford Madox Brown
- William Burges
- Sir Edward Burne-Jones
- William Butterfield
- Harry Clarke
- Sir Ninian Comper
- Walter Crane
- John Henry Dearle
- W. F. Dixon
- Alfred East
- Alexander Gascoyne
- Charles Hardgrave
- John Hardman & Co.
- George Hedgeland
- Henry Holiday
- Charles Eamer Kempe
- H. W. Lonsdale
- William Morris
- A.K. Nicholson
- Michael O'Connor and Sons
- G. and Eve Ostrehan
- Edward Arthur Fellowes Prynne
- Augustus Welby Pugin
- William Blake Richmond
- Ellen Mary Rope
- T. R. Spence
- Martin Travers
- William Wailes
- Philip Webb
- Alfred Webster
- N. H. J. Westlake
- Unidentified Artists
- Percy Bacon Brothers
- Bell & Beckham
- Clayton & Bell
- Heaton, Butler and Bayne
- Lavers & Barraud
- A. L. Moore
- James Powell & Sons, Whitefriars
- Ward and Campbell Brothers, Belfast
Domestic Stained Glass
- Stained Glass and Gaslight
- Windows (designers unknown)
- Four portraits from the childhood home of John Galsworthy
- Stained Glass at Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill
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