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Harry Harvey (1922-2011)

Stained glass artist. Born in Birmingham, Harry William Harvey was apprenticed to Pearce & Cutler in that city from 1937. After war service with the Royal Navy, he worked briefly for Wippells of Exeter, where he came into contact with Harry Stammers. Harry Harvey joined Stammers as his assistant in York in 1947, until Harvey established his own studio in Acomb, North Yorkshire, in 1956. He also worked with Joseph Fisher, producing designs for Shrigley and Hunt into the 1970s. He was elected a Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters in 1962. In the 1960s his association with George Pace gained him commissions in Wales at Christchurch (Newport) and Maesmynys, near Builth Wells.


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  Adoration of the Magi and Shepherds Adoration of the Magi and Shepherds
designer: Harry Harvey
Church of the Holy Trinity, Christchurch, Newport
east wall of north aisle (Lady Chapel)
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Church of St David, Maesmynis, Powys
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Further reading

William Waters, Stained Glass from Shrigley & Hunt of Lancaster and London (Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies University of Lancaster, 2003), p. 49.

Joyce Little, Stained Glass Marks and Monograms (London: National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies, 2002), p. 63.

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