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 and set up a stained glass studio. This studio closed in the mid-1860s, after which their artists set up on their own, among them Samuel Evans and Thomas William Camm, who established Camm Bros with his brothers.

Search for further information about Chance Brothers & Co. on Google

Your search found 1 results.
  Ascension with the Four Evangelists Ascension with the Four Evangelists
designer: John Pollard Seddon
firm/studio: Chance Brothers & Co.
Church of St John the Evangelist, Maindee, Newport
east wall of the chancel

Browse list of people in the database

View this record on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue
Arts & Humanities Research Council - project sponsorsNational Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies - project partnerUniversity of Wales Trinity Saint David - project organiser

This database and its contents are copyright © 2008-2019 by University of Wales Trinity Saint David, unless otherwise noted. Copyright information

Database, software and website development by Technoleg Taliesin Cyf. © 2008-2019