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Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: Fifth Avenue at 10th Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10011, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.73371, -73.99568
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1840-1841 [ORG]; 1885-1889 [ORG]
Architect: Richard Upjohn [ORG]; McKim, Mead & White [ORG]
Also of interest: 1895 Tailer Memorial Window by Maitland Armstrong [NYP1895, NYH1895, CHU1895A]
1903 Reynolds Memorial Window by Joseph Lauber [NYT1903, NYTR1903, NYP1903, NYS1903]
Windows by La Farge, Crowninshield, and Willet [ORG]

Site Items

1.1.1.1: Rhinelander Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.1.2: Neilson Memorial Window: The Annunciation (1886) (Extant)

Item 1.1.1.1

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Rhinelander Memorial Window:  The Resurrection
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rhinelander Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Women at the Sepulchre [WAPO1895, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, WAPO1895, ARCH1896]
Memorial details: Julia Rhinelander (d. 11 Oct 1890) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1895, NYT1890, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Donor: her nephew, William Rhinelander Stewart [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1895 [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING // MEMORY OF // JULIA RHINELANDER // DIED OCTOBER 11 1890 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection without Christ

Item 1.1.1.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Neilson Memorial Window
Theme: The Annunciation [CHU1886, DMA1999, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1886, INDEP1889]
Record type: Window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [CHU1886, INDEP1889, DMA1999, ORG]
Memorial details: John Neilson (1799-1851) and his wife, Margareta Neilson (1807-1877) [DMA1999, ORG]
Donor: their daughter, Margaretta Neilson [DMA1999]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1886 [CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Comment: This is really a Maitland Armstrong window but it looks like Tiffany was involved with making it, and the site is listed in Tiffany 1893, although the windows is not listed in Tiffany 1897 or Tiffany 1910 [DMA1999, CHU1886, INDEP1889, TIFF1893, TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

ARCH1896: Catalogue of the Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1896, p. 30)
CHU1886: The Churchman (20 Nov 1886, p. 642)
CHU1895A: The Churchman (13 Apr 1895, 529)
CHU1895B: The Churchman (24 Aug 1895, p. 219)
CHU1895C: The Churchman (21 Sep 1895, p. 320-321)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DMA1999: D. Maitland Armstrong: American Stained Glass Master, Robert O. Jones (1999, p. 88-93 and plate C13)
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (24 Aug 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INDEP1889: The Independent (17 Oct 1889, p. 7)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1895: New York Herald (24 Feb 1895, p. 4)
NYO1895: The New York Observer (29 Aug 1895, p. 272)
NYP1895: New York Press (24 Feb 1895, p. 3)
NYP1903: New York Press (28 Nov 1903, p. 5)
NYS1895: New York Sun (17 Aug 1895, p. 2)
NYS1903: New York Sun (5 Dec 1903, p. 6)
NYT1890: New York Times (12 Oct 1890)
NYT1895: New York Times (17 Aug 1895, p. 9)
NYT1903: New York Times (30 Nov 1903, p. 5)
NYTR1903: New York Daily Tribune (30 Nov 1903, p. 9)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WAPO1895: Washington Post (1 Sep 1895, p. 17)

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