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Chapel of St. Agnes, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.13
Rating: Nothing
Address: West 92nd Street, near Columbus Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10025, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.79059, -73.97075
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list "Chancel Decorations" and "Altar Hangings" [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1897 (p. 81) quotes an extract from the 3 Apr 1892 New York World article about the chancel decoration, including mosaics [TIFF1897, NYW1892]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1890-1892 [NYH1892, A2Z2004]
Architect: William A. Potter [NYH1892, A2Z2004]
Comment: Demolished 1944 [A2Z2004]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.13.1: ornamental windows (1892) (Unknown)
1.1.13.2: Memorial Window: Noah and Abraham (Unknown)
1.1.13.3: Memorial Window: Doctors of the Western Church (Unknown)
1.1.13.4.a: marble baptismal font inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.4.b: marble altar and reredos inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.4.c: marble bishop's chair inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.4.d: marble lectern inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.4.e: marble pulpit inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.4.f: marble sedilia inlaid with glass mosaic (1892) (Demolished) item has a photo
1.1.13.5: Christ the Triumphant King and the Twelve Apostles (1892) (Demolished)

Item 1.1.13.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYH1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel [AR1893]
Comment: Building demolished in 1944 [A2Z2004]

Item 1.1.13.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Noah and Abraham [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Biblical Figure
Comment: Building demolished in 1944 [A2Z2004]

Item 1.1.13.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Doctors of the Western Church [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944 [A2Z2004]

Item 1.1.13.4.a

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marble baptismal font inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble baptismal font inlaid with glass mosaic [TIFFM1896, NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 has a photo of the font [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYH1892, CHU1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.4.b

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marble altar and reredos inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble altar and reredos inlaid with glass mosaic [NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYH1892, CHU1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.4.c

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marble bishop's chair inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble bishop's chair inlaid with glass mosaic [NYW1892, NYH1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYW1892, NYH1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.4.d

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marble lectern inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble lectern inlaid with glass mosaic [NYW1892, NYH1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYW1892, NYH1892]
Size:
Inscription:
History: In 1904 the lectern was moved from center of chancel to side of sanctuary, and the base was removed [NYCA1904]
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.4.e

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marble pulpit inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble pulpit inlaid with glass mosaic [NYW1892, NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, CHU1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYW1892, NYH1892, CHU1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.4.f

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marble sedilia inlaid with glass mosaic
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: marble sedilia inlaid with glass mosaic [NYH1892, AR1893]
marble mosaic inlays [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892, AR1893]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: William A. Potter [AR1893]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYH1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

Item 1.1.13.5

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

Status: Demolished [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Christ the Triumphant King and the Twelve Apostles [NYW1892, NYH1892]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1892]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when first service took place on 5 Jun 1892 [NYW1892, NYH1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Location: chancel [AR1893]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 list "Chancel Decorations", and probably that includes this mosaic [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Building demolished in 1944, including mosaics [A2Z2004, WEB]

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 278)
AR1893: Architectural Record (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advert) (Jan-Mar 1893)
CHU1892: The Churchman (14 May 1892, p. 620)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYCA1904: New York Commercial Advertiser (30 Jan 1904, p. 8)
NYH1892: New York Herald (5 Jun 1892, p. 31)
NYW1892: New York World (3 Apr 1892)
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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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