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First Presbyterian Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 1.1.36
Rating: 1 star
Address: 12 West 12th Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10011, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.73447, -73.99509
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 9
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1845-1846 [A2Z2004]; 1893 [A2Z2004]
Architect: Joseph C. Wells [A2Z2004]; McKim, Mead & White [A2Z2004]
Also of interest: 1892 window, "Moses the Law Giver", by Maitland Armstrong [NYH1892B]
1892 window, "St. John the Evangelist", by Francis Lathrop [NYH1892B]
1893 window, "Apostle Paul Preaching to the Athenians", by Maitland Armstrong [NYT1893A, NYT1893B, NYH1893]
1894 window, "The Puritan", by Maitland Armstrong [NYTR1894, NYW1894]
1904 window, "David", by Lamb Studios [NYG1904]

Site Items

1.1.36.1: Keese Memorial Window: Isaiah (1892) (Extant)
1.1.36.2.a: Moir Memorial Window: St. Columba (1910) (Extant)
1.1.36.2.b: Moir Memorial Window: medallion window containing the coat-of-arms or insignia of the town of Aberdeen, the Kingdom of Scotland and the Presbyterian Church (1910) (Extant)
1.1.36.3: Hodge Memorial Window: Christ in Gethsemane (1922) (Extant)

Item 1.1.36.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Keese Memorial Window (McJimsey Memorial Window)
Theme: Isaiah [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 9
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYH1892A, NYH1892B, NYS1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. John Keese (1755-1809), an Elder of the church [NYH1892A, NYH1892B, NYS1892, ORG]
Donor: his grandchildren Eugene McJimsey and Miss Bailey [NYH1892A, NYH1892B, NYS1892, ORG]
Date: Unveiled and dedicated 9 Oct 1892 [NYH1892A]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people, saith your God//John Keese, 1755-1809/A ruling elder of this church, 1800-1809 [NYH1892A]
Category: Biblical Figure
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the McJimsey Memorial Window because Eugene McJimsey was one of the donors and was likely who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 1.1.36.2.a

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Moir Memorial Window
Theme: St. Columba [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 11205 [NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYT1910, NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Moir, Church Treasurer for 23 years [NYT1910, NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913, DUFF1916, ORG]
Donor: his wife, Emily Hun Sexton Moir [NYT1910, NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913, DUFF1916, ORG]
Date: 1910 [NYT1910, NYH1910]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Inscription:
Category: St. Columba
Location: north side of church, lower gallery [NYH1910, MOIR1913]

Item 1.1.36.2.b

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Moir Memorial Window
Description: medallion window containing the coat-of-arms or insignia of the town of Aberdeen, the Kingdom of Scotland and the Presbyterian Church [NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 11205 [NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Moir, Church Treasurer for 23 years [NYT1910, NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913, DUFF1916, ORG]
Donor: his wife, Emily Hun Sexton Moir [NYT1910, NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913, DUFF1916, ORG]
Date: 1910 [NYH1910]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [NYH1910, NYO1911, MOIR1913]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: north side of church, uppper gallery [NYH1910, MOIR1913]

Item 1.1.36.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hodge Memorial Window
Theme: Christ in Gethsemane [BRSU1922]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. [PHOTO, DT2013]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Colonel Henry Wilson Hodge (14 Apr 1865 - 21 Dec 1919) [INSCRIPTION, BRSU1922, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Sallie Bayard Hodge [BRSU1922, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 24 Dec 1922 [BRSU1922]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF // HENRY W. HODGE // 1865-1919 [PHOTO, BRSU1922]
Category: Gethsemane

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 76)
BRSU1922: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (22 Dec 1922, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (24 Aug 2013)
DUFF1916: A Bird's Eye View of Twelve Months' Work at the Old First Church, Rev. Dr. Howard Duffield (1916, p. 48)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MOIR1913: Moir Genealogy and Collateral Lines, Alexander L. Moir (1913, p. 312, 315)
NYG1904: New York Globe and Commercial Advertiser (31 Dec 1904)
NYH1892A: New York Herald (9 Oct 1892, p. 25)
NYH1892B: New York Herald (16 Oct 1892, p. 12)
NYH1893: New York Herald (5 Jan 1893, p. 9)
NYH1910: New York Herald (31 Dec 1910, p. 16)
NYO1911: The New York Observer (9 Feb 1911, p. 180)
NYS1892: New York Sun (8 Oct 1892, p. 5)
NYT1893A: New York Times (5 Jan 1893)
NYT1893B: New York Times (29 May 1893, p. 8)
NYT1910: New York Times (4 Dec 1910)
NYTR1894: New York Daily Tribune (29 Jan 1894, p. 8)
NYW1894: New York World (29 Jan 1894, p. 3)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of 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)

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