the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

pipe and tabor players as
architectural features in the UK

Betley Window
originally at Betley Court, Staffordshire

stained glass



similar images
  late 15th century Germanylate 15th century Germany
16th century16th century stone carving, Salamanca, Spain
copyright: Javier San José Lera.
  date unknownStrasburg almanac  
  drawing 1869 also in
Wilson's Almanac Book of Days

19th century19th century copy sketch by
Hendrik Abraham Klinkhamer
, Germany

stained glass1901 Kingston
print 1907
stamp 1981 England

1981 stamp1981 stamp [detail]

applique 1984
  embroidery 1985 plaqueCecil Sharp House, London Wedgewood copyWedgewood glass copy
(Thanks to Terry Carter)
  14801480 Munich, Germany, modern copy      
Print 18th c, Charles Grignion
1844 copy1844 frontispiece
18641864 book:  'Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial And Popular Antiquities' 
  Kingston Museum stained glass1901
Kingston, London
glass etching 1990  


The original window size is 38" by 15". The three principal versions of the Window are full-colour versions in glass - namely the original in the V&A, copy (1981) still in Betley, and another copy (1901) in the Museum and Heritage Centre , Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey.


A paper copy of the pipe and tabor player can be purchased online; also here.



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