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Temple Emanu-El, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.112
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1 East 65th Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10065, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.76808, -73.9698
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1927-1929 [A2Z2004]
Architect: Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler and Clarence Stein [A2Z2004]
Also of interest: Mosaic arch by Hildreth Meière and rose window by Oliver Smith [ORG]

Site Items

1.1.112.1: May Memorial Window: Ten Commandments (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.112.2: Stettenheim Memorial Window: landscape (1918) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.112.3: Spiegelberg Memorial Window: landscape (1919) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 1.1.112.1

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May Memorial Window:  Ten Commandments
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: May Memorial Window
Theme: Ten Commandments [ORG]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 10
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [NYT1899]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lewis May, for more than thirty years the President of the congregation [NYT1899]
Donor: the congregation? [NYT1899]
Date: Unveiled Thanksgiving, 30 Nov 1899 [NYT1899]
Size: nearly 10' high x 18' across [MOBIA2012]
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Location: in Beth-El Chapel above its Ark [ORG]
History: Originally in previous sanctuary at 43rd Street and Fifth Avenue (SITE:1.1.51) [NYT1899, ORG]
Comment: The window was originally 15.5' high x 20.5' wide [MOBIA2012]
Same as item: 1.1.51.1

Item 1.1.112.2

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Stettenheim Memorial Window:  landscape
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stettenheim Memorial Window
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York, 1918 [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ivan Marcus Stettenheim (1891 - 14 Jan 1909) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1918 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / IVAN M STETTENHEIM / 1891 - 1909 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Location: Greenwald Chapel [ORG]
History: Originally located in mausoleum at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn NY [DT2016]

Item 1.1.112.3

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Spiegelberg Memorial Window:  landscape
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Spiegelberg Memorial Window
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York, 1919 [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Levi Spiegelberg (3 Jul 1830 - 3 Apr 1906) and Bertha (Betty) Spiegelberg (3 Aug 1842 - 27 Dec 1913) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1906, NYT1913, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1919 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1830 / 1842 // IN MEMORY OF / - LEVI SPIEGELBERG - / - BETTY SPIELGELBERG - // 1906 / 1913 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Location: Greenwald Chapel [ORG]
History: Originally located in mausoleum at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn NY [DT2016]

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 62)
DT2016: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2016)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MOBIA2012: Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion (MOBIA), Patricia C. Pongracz (ed.) (2012, p. 186)
NYT1899: New York Times (1 Dec 1899)
NYT1906: New York Times (4 Apr 1906)
NYT1913: New York Times (29 Dec 1913)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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