Carl Almquist (1848-1924)

Swedish stained glass artist who came to London in 1870. He worked as assistant with Henry Holiday early in his career for four years. Joined as Chief Designer for Shrigley & Hunt, Lancaster, and worked for them for 40 years. in 1878 he moved from Lancaster to London when the firm opened its office and showroom there. Almquist retired to Hove in 1920 and died there in 1924.

Further reading

Birgitta Rengmyr Lõvgren, 'Carl Almquist (1848-1924), his life and work' in The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. XXI, no. X, pp. 11-40 (1997).

William Waters, Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London (Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies University of Lancaster, 2003).



Your search found 4 results.
  Crucifixion with Mary, John and Mary Magdalene Crucifixion with Mary, John and Mary Magdalene
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
1886
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel
  Angels Holding the Beatitudes Angels Holding the Beatitudes
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
nave
  St Michael St Michael
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
designer: Carl Almquist
about 1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
west end of the nave
  Two Angels Two Angels
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
artist: Carl Almquist
1887
Church of St Bledrws, Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
porch




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