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F. W. Oliphant (1818-1859)

Stained glass designer. Francis Wilson Oliphant worked as chief designer for William Wailes from 1840-45, and then worked for John Hardman until 1850, cartooning designs by A.W.N. Pugin. He then worked for Ballantine and Allan, before setting up his own studio in 1855.

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  Scenes from the New Testament Scenes from the New Testament
artist: F. W. Oliphant
Pentrefoelas Parish Church, Pentrefoelas, Conwy
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)
  Ascension with Miriam and the Raising of Dorcas Ascension with Miriam and the Raising of Dorcas
artist: F. W. Oliphant
about 1858
Church of Corpus Christi, Tremeirchion, Denbighshire
east wall of the chancel
Further reading

'Glass Painters 1750–1850 (Part II)' Journal of the British Society of Master Glass-Painters, vol. xiii, no. 2 (1960–1), 403.

Joyce Little, Stained Glass Marks and Monograms (London: National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies, 2002), p. 92.

Stanley A. Shepherd, The Stained Glass of A W N Pugin (Reading: Spire Books, 2009), pp. 71–6.

A. Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1974), p. 12.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 15.

Martin Harrison, Victorian Stained Glass (London: 1980), p. 19–20.

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