(Robert) Douglas Strachan ~ Stained Glass Artist

(Robert) Douglas Strachan – stained glass artist – (1875-1950) was a notable stained glass artist. He was responsible for the window of the Knox chapel in St John’s Kirk, Perth. Strachan was born in Aberdeen and studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen and at the Royal Academy in London. Strachan’s designs are frequently areas of full colour bordered by silvery white. Amongst his work are included: Scottish National War Museum (Edinburgh Castle); All Saints, Jesus Lane, Cambridge Palace of Peace at The Hague, Netherlands Humbie Parish Church, East Lothian King’s College Chapel, Aberdeen Noble College, University of Aberdeen St Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney (1912) St Margaret’s Church, Hoathly, Sussex St Thomas’ Church, Winchelsea, East Sussex.