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Vanessa Smith, glass artist
Title : Vanessa Smith, glass artist Vanessa Smith, glass artist
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Source : Adelaide church guardian, September 2001, p. 5
Date of creation : 2001
Format : Newspaper
Dimensions : 155 x 105 mm
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Description :
Vanessa Lambe (later Vanessa Smith) studied at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts in the Exhibition building on North Terrace, Adelaide, in the 1930s. At the time she was the youngest student to win a scholarship to the school. From here she gained employment with the firm of Clarkson Limited in Rundle Street, where she used her training to draw designs for windows and learned the art of stained glass window making under Nora Burden. Clarkson Ltd. was the only maker of 'figure' windows in South Australia, and created windows for many churches around the state. Vanessa Smith's windows are in more than 50 buildings around the city, including St. Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church in Moore Street.
Related names :

Smith, Vanessa Rose, 1917-2005

Anglican Church of Australia. Diocese of Adelaide

Clarkson Limited

St Mary Magdalene Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 2001
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Clarkson Limited. Business records, ca. 1900-1986, BRG 172
Donovan, PF. 150 years of stained and painted glass, Netley, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press in association with Donovan and Associates, 1986
Donovan, PF. A guide to stained glass windows in and about Adelaide, Blackwood, S. Aust.: DAHHPC, 1983
'Heart of gold amid art of glass', Advertiser, 21 May 2005, p. 78
Smith, Vanessa. Reminiscences of Vanessa Smith, 1987, D 7589(L)



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