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Church of the Heavenly Rest, 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: 1.1.4
Rating: Nothing
Address: 551 Fifth Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10036, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.75542, -73.97948
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1868-1871 [A2Z2004]
Architect: Edward T. Potter [A2Z2004]
Comment: Demolished in 1925 and replaced by Fred F. French Building [EAGLE1925]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.4.1: Howland Memorial Window: Christ and the Four Evangelists (1889) (Unknown) item has a photo
1.1.4.2: mosaic floor (1900) (Demolished)
1.1.4.3: mosaic tiling (1892) (Demolished)

Item 1.1.4.1

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Howland Memorial Window:  Christ and the Four Evangelists
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Howland Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and the Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1888, ARCH1888, SCRIB1888, NYH1889A, NYH1889B, NYP1889, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Record type: Window
Designer: Lyell Carr [CHU1888, ARCH1888, SCRIB1888, NYH1889A, NYH1889B, NYTR1889B]
Memorial details: Robert Shaw Howland, D.D. (9 Nov 1820 - 1 Feb 1887), founder and first rector of church [CHU1888, SCRIB1888, NYH1889A, NYH1889B, NYP1889, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Donor: his successor, Rev. D. Parker Morgan, his parishioners and his friends [SCRIB1888, NYH1889A, NYP1889, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Date: Unveiled 3 Feb 1889 [NYH1889A, NYH1889B, NYP1889, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Size: 28' high x 18'6" wide [NYH1889A, NYP1889, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Lancets: 5 [CHU1888, NYH1889A, NYTR1889A, NYTR1889B, NYS1889]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Robert Shaw Howland, D.D., erected by his Successor, Parishioners and friends, 1889. [NYH1889A, NYTR1889A, NYS1889]
Category: Evangelists
Cost: $2900 [NYS1889]
$4000 [NYH1889B]
Comment: Building demolished in 1925 [EAGLE1925]

Item 1.1.4.2

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

Status: Demolished [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic floor [CHU1900]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1900]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Dr. Frederick Humphreys, senior warden [CHU1900]
Date: Placed ca. Mar 1900 [CHU1900]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Building demolished in 1925 [EAGLE1925]

Item 1.1.4.3

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

Status: Demolished [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic tiling [CHU1892]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1892]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Choristers' League [CHU1892]
Date: 1892 [CHU1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Location: vestibule [CHU1892]

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 96)
ARCH1888: Catalogue of the Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1888, p. 45 (entry 396))
CHU1888: The Churchman (28 Jul 1888, p. 122)
CHU1892: The Churchman (21 May 1892, p. 654)
CHU1900: The Churchman (24 Mar 1900, p. 373)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1925: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (6 Sep 1925, Section E, p. 7)
NYH1889A: New York Herald (2 Feb 1889, p. 4)
NYH1889B: New York Herald (4 Feb 1889, p. 3)
NYP1889: New York Press (4 Feb 1889, p. 4)
NYS1889: New York Sun (4 Feb 1889, 5)
NYTR1889A: New York Daily Tribune (1 Feb 1889, p. 4)
NYTR1889B: New York Daily Tribune (4 Feb 1889, p. 7)
ORG: Organisation
SCRIB1888: Scribner's Magazine, Old Glass in New Windows, Will H. Low (Dec 1888, p. 675-686)
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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