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Art nouveau stained glass (2nd of 3)

Art nouveau stained glass

The style known as art nouveau emerged in the 1890s and was seen in New Zealand stained glass design from around 1900 to 1920. This example, surrounding the front doors of a house in Duncan Street, Dunedin, was made in 1912. The style is characterised by its greater use of clear glass, simpler designs and highlighting of the lines of lead.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Jock Phillips and Chris Maclean, Stained glass windows in New Zealand houses. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1983, p. 67
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Jeremy Salmond, 'Building materials - Roofing and glazing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2022)

Story by Jeremy Salmond, published 11 Mar 2010