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John Petts (1914-1991)

Artist and designer working in a variety of media. From the 1960s he was popular as a designer and maker of stained glass for places of worship in Wales and beyond.
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Further reading

Alison Smith, John Petts and the Caseg Press (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000).

'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' in The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. XIX, no. II, pp. 216-236 (1991).

Alison Smith, 'Light, Colour and the Bible: The Stained Glass Windows of John Petts (1914-91)' in Biblical Art from Wales, pp. 217-233 (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010).

Maurice Broady, 'Stained Glass Design in Wales' in Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, vol. 6 (new series) (2000), 159-60.

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Signatures and maker's marks
  Signature    from    East Window Signature
from East Window

Church of St Ystyffan, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire
east wall of the chancel

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