Margaret Agnes Rope (1882-1953)

Stained glass artist and Carmelite nun. Margaret Agnes Rope trained at Birmingham School of Art, and was taught by Henry Payne. She initially worked from her family home in Shrewsbury, but in 1911 went with her cousin, Margaret Edith Aldrich Rope (1891-1988), to work at the Glass House in Fulham. In 1923 she entered the Carmelite monastery in Woodbridge, Suffolk, continuing to work in stained glass.

Margaret Rope website
Flickr Group

Further reading

Peter Cormack, Women Stained Glass Artists of the Arts and Crafts Movement (London: London Borough of Waltham Forest, 1985), pp. 12–14.



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