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Country house and philanthropy
Katie Donington

Bilton Grange offer a glimpse into the craftsmanship and design: Pugin greatly expanded a small eighteenth-century house, adding a new wing that completely dominated the existing structure, and creating a sequence of new rooms which included a galleried Great Hall with stained-glass

in The bonds of family
The metropole
Katie Donington

[italics original], his Annibal Caraccis , Murillos , Berghems , Bassans , and Cuyps ! All these – in a Palladio-proportioned room, some twenty-five feet in height – are the rich accompaniment of his stained-glass book-vistos, and scattered and classically-embellished libraries. 93

in The bonds of family
Sam Smiles

, in his painting Merlin and Nimue for the Oxford Union murals (1858–59), his 1861 watercolour The Enchantments of Nimue (now in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum) and his designs for stained glass at Walter Dunlop’s home Harden Grange, on the theme of Tristram and Isoude (1862). 6

in Cultural identities and the aesthetics of Britishness
Paul Greenhalgh

The interior of this early seventeenth century house was filled with furniture by William Morris and Company, with stained-glass windows by Edward Burne-Jones. The choice of architectural style and interior decor guaranteed a vision of aristocratic England in existence long before the industrial revolution. 25 The return to ‘Olde Englande’ had long and diverse

in Ephemeral vistas
Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

Ryan designed several small Catholic churches, including those at Dimboola, Jerparit, Goroke and Willaura. These were all similar in design and employed simplified Gothic features, including roundel stained-glass windows, porches, and paired lancet windows in the nave. 51 As in many other Catholic churches, no overt Irish or Celtic ornamentation was included. This suggests that if ethnic memory

in Imperial spaces
Mark Crinson

lions. The main space within this grim edifice was a ‘Court of Honour’ where, lit by a stained-glass roof, a relief map of the world showed ‘tiny ships ploughing their way through real water on all the trade routes of the empire’. 18 Looking down on this court was an open gallery that displayed the various activities of those government departments that administered imperial business; dotted around

in Cultural identities and the aesthetics of Britishness
Schoolboy literature and the creation of a colonial chivalric code
J.A. Mangan

of All , published in 1921, it is the school, in a sense, which is the hero of the book. The first chapter entitled ‘The School does not forget’ is an attempt by Pyke to breathe sacred life into the inanimate stones, stained-glass windows, scratched desks, ink-splashed floors and sacred playing fields of St Virgil’s. Precious memorials of absent spirits. 44 In the

in Imperialism and juvenile literature
Paul Greenhalgh

given over to Britain and her empire and half to participating countries and empires, Britain occupying the western side of the building and foreign exhibitors the east. The mix of exhibits was extraordinary, ranging from classical sculpture to giant lumps of coal, from a Nubian Court to wrought iron fire-places, from steam engines to Indian miniatures, from rubber plants to stained-glass windows. The artefacts

in Ephemeral vistas
John M. Mackenzie

statuary and pictorial representation, in memorial tablets in school chapels, cathedrals and parish churches. Through such literary, plastic, pictorial, and monumental art the dead were manipulated into a propaganda for the living. The public schools were visited by explorers and distinguished old boys returning to be feted and to inspire emulation. At Sedbergh, the boys sat in the chapel beneath a stained

in Propaganda and Empire
Abstract only
Robert H. MacDonald

. Their scheme was to sponsor painting and sculpture which would ‘cover the whole field of English history’, though Hallam, echoing the taste of the time, was resistant to including any modern military scenes. 34 Stained-glass windows, gilded statues, portraits, brass bas-reliefs, all helped fill in the details of History. Practically all the sovereigns and statesmen of the nation were carved in stone

in The language of empire