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

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Site Id: 1.1.3
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 209 Madison Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10016, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.74847, -73.98213
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list the "Brooks Memorial Tablet" and "Norwood Memorial Door", and both still exist [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1864-1865 [ORG]; 1882 [ORG]
Architect: Emlen T. Littell [ORG]; David Jardine [ORG]
Also of interest: Windows by John La Farge, Henry Wynd Young, William Morris & Co., and several other English Victorian makers [ORG]

Site Items

1.1.3.1: Hale Memorial Window: The Pilgrim (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.3.2.a: Britton Memorial Window: Joseph Teaching Christ to be a Carpenter (Extant)
1.1.3.2.b: Britton Memorial Window: medallions expressive of the command and of the reward of labor (Extant)
1.1.3.3.a: Coles Memorial Window: Raising of Lazarus (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.3.3.b: Coles Memorial Window: Victory over Death (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.3.4.a: Watson Memorial Window: The Lord is My Shepherd (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.3.4.b: Watson Memorial Window: Justice and Mercy (1895) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 1.1.3.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hale Memorial Window
Theme: The Pilgrim [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature:
Other documentation: [INDEP1889, NYT1895A, HIST1912]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [INDEP1889]
Memorial details: George N. Hale, first Sunday school teacher at the church [HIST1912, ORG]
Donor: Sunday school of the parish [HIST1912]
Date: <= 1889 [INDEP1889]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Pilgrim
Location: south wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.2.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Britton Memorial Window
Theme: Joseph Teaching Christ to be a Carpenter [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Dignity of Labor [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [INDEP1889, NYT1895A, HIST1912]
Record type: Window
Designer: Lyell Carr [INDEP1889]
Memorial details: John W. Britton (1823 - 2 Aug 1886) [HIST1912]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1888 [INDEP1889, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Carpenter
Location: west wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.2.b

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

Status: Extant [STREETVIEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Britton Memorial Window
Description: medallions expressive of the command and of the reward of labor [HIST1912]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HIST1912]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John W. Britton (1823 - 2 Aug 1886) [HIST1912]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1888 [INDEP1889, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [STREETVIEW]
Inscription:
Category: Medallion
Location: west wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.3.a

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Coles Memorial Window:  Raising of Lazarus
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Coles Memorial Window
Theme: Raising of Lazarus [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYTR1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Memorial details: Mary Albertine Coles (17 Jan 1878 - 12 Apr 1892) [INSCRIPTION, NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Donor: her mother, Mrs. Albert Coles [NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1894 [NYTR1894]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In memory of Mary Albertine Coles // Born January 17 1878 Died April 12 1892 [PHOTO]
Category: Lazarus
Location: north wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.3.b

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Coles Memorial Window:  Victory over Death
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Coles Memorial Window
Theme: Victory over Death [ORG]
Description: two angels announcing the day of resurrection [NYTR1894]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Memorial details: Mary Albertine Coles (17 Jan 1878 - 12 Apr 1892) [NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Donor: her mother, Mrs. Albert Coles [NYTR1894, HIST1912]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1894 [NYTR1894]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I am the Resurrection and the Life // Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. [NYTR1894]
Category: Angel of Victory
Location: north wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.4.a

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Watson Memorial Window:  The Lord is My Shepherd
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Watson Memorial Window
Theme: The Lord is My Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
23rd Psalm [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a design for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYS1895, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: William Watson and Maria Watson [INSCRIPTION, NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895, HIST1912]
Donor: their daughter, E.G. Watson [NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895, INSCRIPTION]
Date: Copyright 1894 [TIFF1896]
Unveiled 9 Jun 1895 [NYT1895B, NYS1895]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MY DEAR FATHER AND MOTHER // WILLIAM AND MARIA WATSON / 1895 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: north wall [ORG]

Item 1.1.3.4.b

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Watson Memorial Window:  Justice and Mercy
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Watson Memorial Window
Theme: Justice and Mercy [NYH1895, NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Description: two angels [NYS1895, CHU1895]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1895, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYH1895, NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Memorial details: William Watson and Maria Watson [NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895, HIST1912]
Donor: their daughter, E.G. Watson [NYT1895B, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Date: Cartoon exhibited Mar / Apr 1895 [NYH1895]
Unveiled 9 Jun 1895 [NYT1895B, NYS1895]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, NYH1895, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Inscription: SVRELY GOODNESS / & MERCY / SHALL FOLLOW / ME / ALL THE DAYS / (OF) MY LIFE [PHOTO, NYS1895, CHU1895]
Category: Angel of Justice; Angel of Mercy
Location: north wall [ORG]

References

CHU1895: The Churchman (13 Jul 1895, p. 50)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (24 Aug 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1912: History of the Parish of the Incarnation, New York City, J. Newton Perkins (1912, p. 134-135)
INDEP1889: The Independent (17 Oct 1889, p. 7)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1895: New York Herald (24 Mar 1895, fifth section, p. 8)
NYS1895: New York Sun (9 Jun 1895, p. 5)
NYT1895A: New York Times (20 Jan 1895)
NYT1895B: New York Times (10 Jun 1895, p. 9)
NYTR1894: New York Daily Tribune (8 Apr 1894, p. 5)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
STREETVIEW: Google StreetView
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)

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