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Hubert Thomas (1913-1995)

Stained glass artist. Hubert Thomas was a cousin of Howard Martin, and together they founded the stained glass firm Celtic Studios in Swansea after the Second World War. Hubert Thomas trained at Swansea School of Art, where he made the first ever stained glass panel at the School, and subsequently worked with Howard Martin until the outbreak of the war. After a spell working for James Hogan at Powell & Sons in London, Hubert Thomas returned to Swansea to become studio director and 'Chief Craftsman' for Celtic Studios in 1948, and continued to run the firm until 1992.

Further reading

Maurice Broady, A Vision Fulfilled: The story of Celtic Studios and Swansea's architectural glass tradition (Swansea: West Glamorgan Archive Service, 2010).



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Your search found 4 results.
  St Cecilia and St Francis St Cecilia and St Francis
artist: Howard Martin
artist: Hubert Thomas
1939
Church of St Michael, Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Powys
south wall of the nave
  Christ in Majesty with St Thomas Becket and St Nicholas Christ in Majesty with St Thomas Becket and St Nicholas
firm/studio: Celtic Studios
designer: Hubert Thomas
1957
Church of St Thomas, Monmouth, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel
  Eisteddfod Window Eisteddfod Window
firm/studio: Celtic Studios
designer: Hubert Thomas
1959
Church of St Michael, Caerwys, Flintshire
west wall of the nave
  The Resurrection The Resurrection
firm/studio: Celtic Studios
designer: Hubert Thomas
1980
Church of St Michael, Llandre, Ceredigion
north wall of the nave




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