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Trinity Episcopal Cathedral has over forty large stained glass windows that range in age from the 15 to the 20th Century. The medieval windows were produced in England and Germany, while the more contemporary windows were produced by such prominent studios as those directed by Willet, Connick, Tiffany, Heaton, Young, and Burnham. The more contemporary windows are of considerable artistic and historical interest, but there is very little information available about them. This monograph specifically focuses on the windows of Trinity Cathedral produced by the Wilbur H. Burnham Studios. The Burnham Studios windows are the most accessible windows within the cathedral. Positioned just above eye level, they may be easily observed and studied. Located below the great windows of the transept and along the side aisles of the nave, as a group, they tell a thematically unified story based on legendary and biblical information about the life of Jesus. Original publication date 1999.


ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-25-8 ISBN 10: 1-936323-25-7

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MSL Academic Endeavors


Cleveland, Ohio


glass painting, staining


American Art and Architecture | Graphic Design | Interior Architecture


The original print version was published in 1999. Cleveland, Ohio: Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

Redistributed digitally by the Cleveland Memory Project and MSL Academic Endeavors in 2012.

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Stained Glass Windows of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, Ohio, Produced by Wilbur H. Burnham Studios