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Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 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: 1.1.99
Rating: Nothing
Address: 1047 Amsterdam Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10025, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.80409, -73.9625
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1892-1907 [ORG]; 1911-1941 [ORG]
Architect: George Heins & Christopher Grant LaFarge [ORG]; Ralph Adams Cram [ORG]
Comment: Mrs. Celia W. Wallace donated altar, reredos, font, lecturn and five windows which were in the Chicago 1893 Exposition, but only two windows were installed, in the crypt [NYT1899, CATH1916, CATH1920]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.99.1: Angel in Field of Lilies (1893) (Removed)
1.1.99.2: Entombment (1893) (Removed)
1.1.99.3: Chapel mosaics, including reredos (1893) (Removed)

Item 1.1.99.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW, TV2014B]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Angel in Field of Lilies [NYT1899]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1893 has a photo of the window [TIFF1893]
Signature:
Other documentation: [AR1893, NYT1899]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mrs. Celia W. Wallace [NYT1899]
Date: ca. 1893 [NYT1899]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: Originally shown in Chicago Exposition of 1893 [NYT1899]
Installed in crypt in St. John the Divine 1898 [NYT1899]
Crypt opened 8 Jan 1899 [CATH1916]
Moved to Laurelton Hall, ca. Sep 1916 [NYH1916, CATH1920, ORG_NEW]
After 1957 fire at Laurelton Hall acquired by Hugh and Jeanette McKean [ORG_NEW]
Currently in Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Restoration: Restored by Thomas Venturella [TV2014A]
Comment: Angel figure was removed, and replaced with similar background to the two other panes, when window was moved to Laurelton Hall [TV2014B]
Same as item: 11.7.1.42

Item 1.1.99.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Entombment [TIFF1896]
Descent from the Cross [NYT1899]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a design for the window [TIFF1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1899]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [TIFF1896]
Memorial details:
Donor: Mrs. Celia W. Wallace [NYT1899]
Date: ca. 1893 [NYT1899]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Crucifixion
History: Originally shown in Chicago Exposition of 1893 [NYT1899]
Installed in crypt in St. John the Divine 1898 [NYT1899]
Crypt opened 8 Jan 1899 [CATH1916]
Moved to Laurelton Hall, ca. Sep 1916 [NYH1916, CATH1920, ORG_NEW]
After 1957 fire at Laurelton Hall acquired by Hugh and Jeanette McKean [ORG_NEW]
Currently in Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.13

Item 1.1.99.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: Chapel mosaics, including reredos [NYT1899]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 has a photo of a detail of the reredos and of a lectern [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1899]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mrs. Celia W. Wallace [NYT1899]
Date: ca. 1893 [NYT1899]
Size:
Inscription:
History: Originally shown in Chicago Exposition of 1893 [NYT1899]
Installed in crypt in St. John the Divine 1898 [NYT1899]
Crypt opened 8 Jan 1899 [CATH1916]
Moved to Laurelton Hall, ca. Sep 1916 [NYH1916, CATH1920, ORG_NEW]
After 1957 fire at Laurelton Hall acquired by Hugh and Jeanette McKean [ORG_NEW]
Currently in Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.48

References

AR1893: The Architectural Record (Apr-Jun 1893, Vol. 4, p. 477)
CATH1916: Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine (1916, p. 22)
CATH1920: A Guide to the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in the City of New York, Edward Hagaman Hall (1920, p. 73)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYH1916: New York Herald (8 Sep 1916, p. 1)
NYT1899: New York Times (18 Jun 1899)
ORG: Organisation
ORG_NEW: Organisation that is new owner
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)
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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
TV2014A: Venturella Studio website (9 Mar 2014)
TV2014B: Thomas Venturella, personal correspondence (11 Mar 2014)

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