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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.

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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  Scenes from the New Testament Scenes from the New Testament
artist: F. W. Oliphant
1857
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


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