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Resources - Stained Glass

Here we will be showing examples of one of the most exciting heraldic forms, the medium of stained glass. We will showcase the work of Canadian artists in the field, as well as illustrate examples of great works from around the world. Travelling members - and in fact all browsers of this site, wherever they may live - are encouraged to send us photographs or electronic images of outstanding stained-glass heraldry they may know about or encounter in their travels. This is an interactive process.

Please send us photographs/digital images as attachments to an email by clicking along with details as date, location and if we can use your name online as the source of the image.

 Featured Artist
    Christopher Wallis, FRHSC,
Is a Fellow of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada and presents a number of his stained glass projects. He is a graduate of the Hammersmith School of Arts and Crafts in England, as well as completing a four year apprenticeship in stained glass in the Ecclesiastical Art Studios of Marin Travers and Lawrence Lee in London in 1951. In 1953 he became chief assistant and studio manager in the Lawrence Lee Studio.
Click on the image on the left to view more creative works by this artist

July 28, 2004


The window is in the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Photo taken May 27, 2004.

Name: , Glasgow, Scotland
Date: June 4, 2004


The Registry of Stained Glass Windows in Canada (RSGC) was formed in 1986 as a data-gathering project designed to bring progress and coherence to the study of architectural stained glass in Canada. The REGISTRY, based at York University in Toronto, is an ongoing listing of buildings and their individual windows.

June 4, 2004


The window is in the Osgoode Hall, Toronto, ON, is a heritage building and is the focus for legal activity in Ontario and has garnered attention for over 170 years. Its Convocation Hall boasts ten gorgeous stained glass heraldic windows covering 4,000 years of law.

June 4, 2004