Donald MacDonald was an early stained glass artist and craftsman of Boston.Donald MacDonald was born in Glasgow and trained as a glass painter in London during the 1860s. In 1868 he was urged to immigrate to America and join the studio of J. William McPherson & Co. in Boston. His skill and dedication to his craft made him sought after by progressive architects of the day. During the 1870s, he was a leading exponent of the British Design Reform Movement, creating alternatives to the conventional Gothic revival stained glass of the day. MacDonald took over the McPherson studio in 1888 and changed its name to his own.
Audience: Juvenile; Illustrations: Illustrations; illustrated by C.E. James.