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19th century windows by William Morris / Burne Jones

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
2003
University of Manchester

Detail of Lute playing Angel by William Morris / Edward Burne Jones.

Whitworth Art Gallery - windows by William Morris / Burne Jones

Two large, very heavy, framed windows had to be taken off display and safely stored for re-use of gallery space.

Whitworth Art Gallery - windows by William Morris / Burne Jones

Removal involved the use of hoists, scaffolding, pulleys, roof posts, team effort and gentle brute force.

Whitworth Art Gallery - windows by William Morris / Burne Jones

When the windows were delicately balanced, they had to be carefully unhooked from the back before finally lowered to the ground.

Whitworth Art Gallery - windows by William Morris / Burne Jones

 

 

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