This is a design for stained glass for the Church of St John the Evangelist, Torquay, Devon (1865). St John stands on the left, turned slightly to the right, and holding in his right hand a chalice, from which issues a serpent. On the right stands St Peter, full-face, looking down at a book, which he holds in both hands.This cartoon also appears in the Morris & Co Windows Book, 1940P604.2, as number 605.

  • Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Notes bottom right Handwritten - Pencil. written in the artist's hand


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Edward Burne-Jones: A Record and Review
Malcolm Bell 1892 George Bell & Sons, London p. 82
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons Ltd, Derby p. 149
The Stained Glass of William Morris and His Circle
A Charles Sewter 1975 Yale University Press, New Haven Vol. II: p.188
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 89

Associated places

Name Type
Church of St John the Evangelist, Torquay, Devon Made for

Associated organisations

Name Type
Morris & Co Realised by

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