Cannon | MacInnes

Restoration of stair window by "Hooper" - 1887

Glasgow
2008
Private owner

This beautiful and unusual stair window had "slipped" over the years, causing the leads to tear and the glass to crack.

Restoration of stair window.

Detail of typical damage throughout the window.

Restoration of stair window

Detail of damage.

Restoration of stair window

The window was full of tiny hidden painted gems, such as this bat.

Restoration of stair window

...and this one!

Restoration of stair window

We have never heard of "Hooper" before, so any information would be gratefully received.

Restoration of stair window

Small vents were introduced throughout the window. The back plating was replaced and the external frame restored.

Restoration of stair window

Detail of bottom panel after restoration.

Restoration of stair window

 

 

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