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13th C glass at Rivenhall; 17th C glass at Noak Hill, 20th C glass by John Hayward at Sheering

Highlights include rare 12th and 13th French century glass at Rivenhall, unique 14th century fragments at Sheering, a 15th century Tree of Jesse at Margaretting, imported 16th/17th century glass from France from the Neave Collection at Noak Hill; 18th century glass at Leigh-on-Sea; and a variety of 19th and 20th century glass including the early Burne-Jones windows for Powell & Sons at Waltham Abbey and a John Hayward window at Sheering.

Deadline: Friday 19 February 2016
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Jobs at the Stained Glass Museum

Ref: VSA16

We are seeking an enthusiastic, friendly and professional Visitor Services Assistant with experience in a front of house and/or retail environment. You will be the first point of contact for visitors. This is a customer focused role and you will need a confident and friendly manner. Duties include greeting visitors, shop and admission sales, and responsibility for opening and closing the museum.

Visitor Services Assistants work as part of a small team managed by the Visitor Services and Shop Manager, supported by the Curator.

Deadline: Friday 5 February, midday

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Stained Glass Museum purchases rare medieval angel panels at auction

Orders of Angels: The Virtues and the Principalities

Virtus uranica Princpians

Two late 15th century stained glass panels (English), 154mm x 178mm. (ELYGM:2015.7.1, ELYGM:2015.7.2)

The Stained Glass Museum, Ely, has purchased two rare medieval angel stained glass panels at auction with the help of the Arts Council England/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund and the Art Fund. The panels were made in England in the 15th century and show two groups of angels, the ‘Virtues’ and ‘Principalities’, from the nine orders of angels, a popular subject in medieval art and literature.

The panels will be placed on permanent display at The Stained Glass Museum in January 2016.

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The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DL
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