J. W. Brown (1842-1928)

Stained glass designer. John William Brown worked at Morris & Co. before joining James Powell & Sons as a glass painter. He became one of their senior designers but, like Henry Holiday, and also designed windows made by other firms, such as Fouracre & Watson and the Gateshead Stained Glass Co.

Further reading

William Waters, Damozels and Deities: Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass 1870–1898 (Abbots Morton: Seraphim, 2017), pp. 223–55.

Dennis Hadley, 'John W. Brown (1842–1928)' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xxxvi (2012), 94–134.

Barrie Armstrong and Wendy Armstrong, The Arts and Crafts Movement in the North West of England: A Handbook (Wetherby: Oblong, 2005), p. 217.




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