Saints & Symbols

Fundraising campaign by Alastair Carew Cox
  • £5,592.00
    raised of £12,000.00 goal
46% Funded
58 Donors
Raised offline: £3,365.00
Total: £8,957.00

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Saints & Symbols, Pre-Raphaelite stained glass book fund raising appeal

In 2017 Damozels & Deities, Pre-Raphaelite stained glass, 1870-1898 was published with text by William Waters and featuring photographs by Alastair Carew-Cox. Prior to that Angels & Icons, Pre-Raphaelite Stained Glass, 1850-1870 was published. The books were funded by the authors and a crowdfunding appeal. William and Alastair are keen that stained glass becomes regarded as an important art form and that the wealth of glass in British churches, much of which is falling into disrepair, is brought to the public's attention.

The third and final book of the series, entitled Saints & Symbols, the Pre-Raphaelite stained glass of William De Morgan, Ford Madox Brown, John George Sowerby, Walter Crane and Frederic Shields is being prepared. The five artists were active on the periphery of the Pre-Raphaelite circle and were responsible for varying the medium in their individual ways. All were strongly influenced by and were associates of William Morris. Although well known in other fields their work in stained glass has not previously been investigated to any degree.

Without financial help this important work on the Pre-Raphaelites cannot be published. Production costs for a book of this quality are prohibitive. William has already produced his meticulously researched text and Alastair has taken the majority of the photographs, to make it a lavishly illustrated book, but funds have now run dry and we are looking for help in order to get the book printed.

You can be part of this project by pledging financial assistance. We have some great rewards in exchange for your donation such as greetings cards with images from the forthcoming book, signed copies of the printed book or a masterclass with Alastair and William.

You can follow our progress on Facebook where updates and pictures are being released regularly.

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Rewards

10 Pre-Raphaelite Limited Edition Greetings Cards. Donate £30 and receive 10 greetings cards, 2 of each of 5 designs, featuring beautiful stained glass from the forthcoming book. Printed on Carbon Captured Paper which helps to capture CO2 and plant trees

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13 Backers

20 Pre-Raphaelite Limited Edition Greetings Cards. Donate £60 and receive 20 greetings cards, 2 of each of 10 designs, featuring images from the forthcoming book

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Signed Book. Donate £120 and receive a signed copy of Saints

Signed Book & Greetings Cards. Donate £170 and receive a signed copy of Saints & Symbols with an acknowledgement in the book itself as well as 20 Pre-Raphaelite Greetings cards printed on Carbon Captured Paper which helps to capture CO2 and plant trees.

Masterclass. Visit a Pre-Raphaelite church of your choice with William and Alastair for an informal lecture and photography lesson. Groups welcome.

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Organizer

He is an architectural photographer specialising in stained glass. His latest volume in a trilogy on Pre-Raphaelite glass has recently been published

He is an architectural photographer specialising in stained glass. His latest volume in a trilogy on Pre-Raphaelite glass has recently been published

Donors

  • Jane Wainwright
  • Donated on Jun 18, 2021
£50.00
£100.00
  • Brian John
  • Donated on Mar 15, 2021
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey c/o Brian John The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey is pleased to be able to donate a further amount. We wish you every success with this fund-raising initiative.

£67.00
Jun 17

Saints & Symbols Publication Success!

Update posted by Alastair Carew Cox at 04:20 pm

Thank you so much to all our supporters who have made publication of Saints & Symbols possible. GoGetFunding played a large part with donors contributing both on and off line to enable a large amount of the printing costs to be paid. Very grateful thanks to you all. Saints &. . . . .

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Nov 26

Saints & Symbols to be published, hopefully, in January 2021

Update posted by Alastair Carew Cox at 09:59 pm

We have nearly raised enough money to pay for the printing costs (£12,000). A last push please form all our supporters!The book is to be 304 pages with well over 500 new previously unpublished photographs. Please make this happen!Stay safe everyone and thanks so much to all our supporters around

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Donors & Comments

58 donors
  • Jane Wainwright
  • Donated on Jun 18, 2021
£50.00
£100.00
  • Brian John
  • Donated on Mar 15, 2021
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey c/o Brian John The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey is pleased to be able to donate a further amount. We wish you every success with this fund-raising initiative.

£67.00
  • Christian André Soleil
  • Donated on Feb 16, 2021
  • I already got the first 2 books and I madly need the 3rd one. These are wonderful volumes and very interesting testimonies of the art of the Preraphaelites. Thank you.

£120.00
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey c/o Denise Todd
  • Donated on Feb 14, 2021
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey wishes you success with the fundraising campaign and looks forward to seeing publication of Saints & Symbols, the third important volume on Pre-Raphaelite stained glass.

£170.00
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey c/o Denise Todd
  • Donated on Feb 14, 2021
  • The Arts & Crafts Movement in Surrey wishes you success with the fundraising campaign and looks forward to seeing publication of Saints & Symbols, the third important volume on Pre-Raphaelite stained glass.

£170.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Jan 21, 2021
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  • Jane Wainwright
  • Donated on Nov 30, 2020
£60.00
  • John Allen
  • Donated on Nov 27, 2020
£30.00
  • Peter Mann
  • Donated on Nov 26, 2020
  • Every little helps!

£50.00
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£5,592.00
raised of £12,000.00 goal
46% Funded
58 Donors
Raised offline: £3,365.00
Total: £8,957.00

No more donations are being accepted at this time. Please contact the campaign owner if you would like to discuss further funding opportunities

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