First investigations

panel edging
Steel edging around the lower panels

The windows were made in small (about 2ft square) panels, to make them more manageable. In her blog “Taking the first window off display”, Marie mentioned that the lower panels were mounted and puttied into a steel frame – these frames may have been made for an exhibition in Glasgow in 1951 or they may date from an even earlier display when they were still in the possession of the Millionaire William Hearst.

Stage One: Marie and Megan are doing an initial study of each panel; carefully removing some surface dirt with a moist cotton swab. Careful notes are made of the condition of each part of the panel and any restoration work that may have been done in the past.

Marie at work
Marie at work

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