Carl Edwards

b. 1914d. 1985

Also known as:

  • Carl Johannes Kiviaho

Born Carl Johannes Edwards (originally Kiviaho) to Finnish parents in London, Edwards trained at Whitefriars Glass before establishing his own workshop.

He is renowned for the windows of Liverpool Cathedral, which Edwards was commissioned to re-make after damage in WWII, and 40 windows in the House of Lords Debating Chamber.

See also:

Carl Edwards, 'Rose Window' (1973), Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2020