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Goddard & Gibbs (established 1868)

Decorative glass studio working in the production and restoration of traditional stained glass as well as contemporary architectural glass. The firm was initially established as Walter Gibbs & Sons on Blackfriars Road in London. The studio was taken over by James Clark & Sons, and in 1938 acquired Goddards Glass Works. The firm was subsequently taken over by James Clark & Eaton, and in 1978 the studio was bought by Charles Clark. Their chief designer after this was John Lawson (1932-2009), who had joined the firm in 1970 from Faithcraft. Other designers for the firm included A.E. Buss, George Cooper-Abbs and Caroline Swash.

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  Signature    from    The Baptism of Christ Signature
from The Baptism of Christ

Whitson Church, Whitson, Newport
south wall of the nave (baptistry)

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