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St. James' Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.15
Rating: 1 star
Address: 865 Madison Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10021, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.77116, -73.96559
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1884 [A2Z2004]; 1924 [A2Z2004]; 1950 [A2Z2004]
Architect: Robert H. Robertson [A2Z2004]; Ralph Adams Cram [A2Z2004]; Richard A. Kimball [A2Z2004]
Restoration: Some Tiffany windows restored by Tom Venturella in 1990s [TV2011]
Also of interest: 1902 "The Angel of Life Lifting the Veil from the Mortal", Kunhardt Memorial Window, by Church Glass and Decorating Company [CHU1902]
1903 "David the Psalmist", Shriver Memorial Window, by Church Glass and Decorating Company [CHU1903]
Windows by Henry Wynd Young and Connick Studio [ORG]

Site Items

1.1.15.1: Smithers Memorial Window: And in the morn those Angel faces smile (1897) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.15.2: Ward Memorial Window: Angel of Praise (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.15.3: Flower Memorial Window: Faith, Hope and Charity (1901) (Unknown)
1.1.15.4: Smith Memorial Window: The Temple on the Holy Hill (1901) (Unknown)
1.1.15.5: Stanton Memorial Window: Angel in Field of Lilies (1898) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 1.1.15.1

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Smithers Memorial Window:  And in the morn those Angel faces smile Smithers Memorial Window:  And in the morn those Angel faces smile Smithers Memorial Window:  And in the morn those Angel faces smile
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smithers Memorial Window
Theme: And in the morn those Angel faces smile [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Louisa MacDougall Bancroft Smithers (13 Nov 1853 - 19 Jul 1895) [NYT1897, HIST1960, WEB]
Donor: her husband, Francis Sydney Smithers [NYT1897, WEB]
Date: Consecrated 31 Jan 1897 [NYT1897]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: And with / the morn those angel / faces smile which I have / loved long since and / lost awhile [PHOTO]
Category: Angel Faces
Location: columbarium, at base of bell tower [ORG]
Comment: Window moved to base of bell tower in 1924 [ORG]

Item 1.1.15.2

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Ward Memorial Window:  Angel of Praise
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ward Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Praise [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 6
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mabel Marquand Ward (29 Oct 1860 - 23 Nov 1896), Marquand Ward (9 Dec 1894 - 18 Oct 1918) and Galbraith Ward (9 Aug 1892 - 17 Dec 1918) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: husband / father / father, Henry Galbraith Ward [HIST1960, FINDAGRAVE]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THOU ART UNTO / THEM AS / A VERY // LOVELY / SONG OF ONE / THAT HATH A / PLEASANT VOICE // MARQUAND WARD / DEC. 9, 1894 - OCT. 18,1918 // MABEL MARQUAND / WARD / OCT. 29, 1860 - NOV. 23, 1896 // GALBRAITH WARD / AUG. 9, 1892 - DEC. 17, 1918 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel
Location: basement, in a light box [TV2011]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the War Memorial Window but Tiffany 1897 calls it the Ward Memorial Window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Evidently the inscription was updated after the sons died in 1918 [DEDUCED]

Item 1.1.15.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Flower Memorial Window
Theme: Faith, Hope and Charity [CHU1901A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1901A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [CHU1901A]
Memorial details: John Davison Flower (16 Apr 1840 - 20 Aug 1900) [CHU1901A]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1901 [CHU1901A]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [CHU1901A]
Inscription: In memory of John Davison Flower, born April 16, 1840, died August 20, 1900. 'And now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three, but the greatest of these is charity' (1 Cor. xiii) [CHU1901A]
Category: Faith; Hope; Charity

Item 1.1.15.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Theme: The Temple on the Holy Hill [CHU1901B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1901B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Adon Smith (d. 13 Jun 1900) [CHU1901B]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 13 Oct 1901 [CHU1901B]
Size:
Inscription:

Item 1.1.15.5

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Stanton Memorial Window:  Angel in Field of Lilies
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stanton Memorial Window
Theme: Angel in Field of Lilies [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: copyright 1898, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co. New York [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Gerald Napier Stanton (4 Sep 1846 - 11 Jun 1897) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1960, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his family [HIST1960]
Date: Copyright 1898 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Born September 4 1846 // In Loving Memory of / Gerald Napier Stanton // Died June 11 1897 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Resurrection

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 210)
CHU1901A: The Churchman (6 Jul 1901, p. 14)
CHU1901B: The Churchman (19 Oct 1901, p. 528)
CHU1902: The Churchman (8 Nov 1902, p. 584)
CHU1903: The Churchman (28 Mar 1903, p. 433)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2016: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2016)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1960: A History of Saint James Church in the City of New of York, 1810-1960, James Elliott Lindsley (1960)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1897: New York Times (1 Feb 1897)
ORG: Organization
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)
TV2011: Thomas Venturella, personal correspondence (20 Jan 2011)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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