Chance Brothers & Co.

In 1822 Robert Lucas Chance bought the glassworks in Smethwick from Joseph Stock and Thomas and Philip Palmer. He was joined by John Hartley and his brother William, but after John Hartley's sons left the partnership after their father's death, the firm became Chance Brothers & Co. in 1836. In 1851 the firm supplied the glass for Crystal Palace. They made coloured glass from the later 1830s until 1867, after which their artists set up on their own, among them Samuel Evans and Thomas William Camm, who established T.W. Camm & Co.

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  Ascension with the Four Evangelists Ascension with the Four Evangelists
designer: John Pollard Seddon
firm/studio: Chance Brothers & Co.
1865
Church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee, Newport
east wall of the chancel




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