Wilbur Herbert Burnham
(1887 - 1974)
Wilbur Herbert Burnham was active/lived in Massachusetts. Wilbur Burnham is known for stained glass windows-Gothic revival.
Biography Wilbur Herbert Burnham
Wilbur H. Burnham was born in Boston in 1887; he became a noted stained glass artist. He began work in 1904 and had his own studio by 1922 and devoted his professional efforts to designing windows to serve architecture. He secured his first commission from Ralph Adams Cram, an influential American architect. As an advocate of the medieval stained glass tradition, Burnham's
philosophical compatibilities with those of the enormously successful
Cram led to commissions to provide windows for Cram's churches in many
of the major cities in North America.
Among Burhnam's most notable works are windows in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Washington DC; the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Riverside C
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