Middleton Cheney

Middleton Cheney is a village in the county of Northamptonshire in central England. It is home to the fourteenth-century All Saints Church. The church was restored by George Gilbert Scott in 1865, when stained glass windows designed by prominent Pre-Raphaelite artists were added.


Latitude: 52.074907285273
Longitude: -1.264904737036

Timeline of Events Associated with Middleton Cheney

Date Event Manage
Sep 1848

Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood founded

photo of DG RossettiIn September 1848, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The brotherhood reacts, in part, against the use of bitumen, a transparent brown used for depicting exaggerated shadows, aiming instead to reproduce the sharp, brilliant colors found in fifteenth-century art. Image: Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: albumen print. This photograph, from 7 October 1863, was reproduced as the frontispiece of: Rossetti, William Michael, Dante Gabriel Rossetti as Designer and Writer. London: Cassell and Company, 1898.

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