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St. Thomas Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.9
Rating: Nothing
Address: 1 West 53rd Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10019, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.76074, -73.976
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1865-1870 [A2Z2004]
Architect: Richard Upjohn and Richard Michell Upjohn [A2Z2004]
Comment: Destroyed by fire 8 Aug 1905 [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.9.1.a: Woodward Memorial Window: Dorcas (1895) (Destroyed) item has a photo
1.1.9.1.b: Woodward Memorial Window: St. Martin (1895) (Destroyed) item has a photo
1.1.9.2: Schmelzel Memorial Window: Jesus and the Pilgrims (1896) (Destroyed)

Item 1.1.9.1.a

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Woodward Memorial Window:  Dorcas
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Woodward Memorial Window
Theme: Dorcas [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYT1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYO1895, ARCH1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895, ARCH1896]
Memorial details: Mr. William Woodward, Jr., and his mother Mary Edge Woodward [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Donor: his wife / her daughter-in-law, Mrs. William Woodward, Jr. [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1895 [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [NYT1895]
Inscription:
Category: Dorcas
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 8 Aug 1905 [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]

Item 1.1.9.1.b

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Woodward Memorial Window:  St. Martin
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Woodward Memorial Window
Theme: St. Martin [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYT1895]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYO1895, ARCH1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895, ARCH1896]
Memorial details: Mr. William Woodward, Jr., and his mother Mary Edge Woodward [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Donor: his wife / her daughter-in-law, Mrs. William Woodward, Jr. [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1895 [NYT1895, NYO1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [NYT1895]
Inscription:
Category: St. Martin
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 8 Aug 1905 [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]

Item 1.1.9.2

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

Status: Destroyed [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schmelzel Memorial Window
Theme: Jesus and the Pilgrims [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [TIFF1897]
Memorial details: Catharine Louisa Ridabock (Mrs. George J.) Schmelzel (21 Jul 1821 - 15 Mar 1895) [TIFF1897, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: 1896 [TIFF1897]
Size:
Inscription: Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God // In loving memory of Catharine Louise Schmelzel, 1896 [TIFF1897]
Category: Pilgrim
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 85) quotes an extract from a New York Evening Sun article about the window [TIFF1897]
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 8 Aug 1905 [NYT1905, EAGLE1905]

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 246)
ARCH1896: Catalogue of the Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1896, p. 31)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1905: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (8 Aug 1895, p. 3)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NYO1895: The New York Observer (14 Nov 1895, p. 765)
NYT1895: New York Times (5 Nov 1895, p. 9)
NYT1905: New York Times (9 Aug 1905, p. 3)
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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