The Burrell Collection - Glasgow
There is a great independant article on the Burrell online - view here
A primary consideration for the Burrell Collection is storage for Stained
Glass not on permanent display. The framed panels are mounted on a slide-out racking system that allows maximum
storage with maximum access to the glass. Students can examine the glass with a minimum chance of disturbing
anything. If the glass is needed for display, the support hangers can be removed without needing to touch the
The hanger in close-up
Pieces for inspection can be easily and safely lifted from the storage
The full comprehensive racking system we had to adapt to.
You can fit a lot of stained glass on both sides of this racking - very
efficient and safe.
Stained glass ready for framing and fitting into the efficient racking
This is not ideal as it is vunerable to damage and sagging etc.
But this is a good temporary solution until full framing can be arranged.
An Indian timber framed frieze work supported in one of our
We get some strange objects to frame - but we've never been stumped
The Senior Conservator, Marie Stumpff inspecting
our frames and the quick release support system made for the Collection. We work very closely with our
clients and between us can usually find an effective solution to tricky challenges.
A view from below showing panel wired to backing perspex.