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St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Washington, District of Columbia

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 10.3.12
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1830 Connecticut Avenue
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20009, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.91514, -77.04666
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest: 1938 Roberts Memorial Window, "Baptism of Jesus", by Richard N. Spiers & Son [ES1938]
1960s/1970s windows by Willet Studios [ORG]

Site Items

10.3.12.1: Memorial Window: Christ on Road to Emmaus (1909) (Extant)
10.3.12.2: Mason Memorial Window: The Sower (1914) (Extant)
10.3.12.3: Hensey Memorial Window: Hinder Not the Little Children (1921) (Extant)

Item 10.3.12.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Christ on Road to Emmaus [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WT1909, ES1909, ES1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Clarence F. Norment, Sr. [ORG]
Date: Dedicated 19 Dec 1909 [WT1909, ES1909]
Size: 15' high x 10' wide [WAPO1909, PHOTO]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "ABIDE WITH US" [PHOTO]
Category: Emmaus
Location: chancel [ES1909, ES1910, PHOTO]
Cost: $4000 [WT1909, WAPO1909, ES1909, ES1910]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls it a Memorial Window but at the time the donor was anonymous and it does not seem to have been in memory of anyone [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WT1909, WAPO1909, ES1909, ES1910, DEDUCED]

Item 10.3.12.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mason Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [ORG, WAPO1914, ES1914A, ES1914B, CHU1914A, CHU1914B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 15407? [CHU1914B]
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1914, CHU1914A, CHU1914B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Beverly Randolph Mason, former principal of Gunston Hall [WAPO1914, ES1914A, ES1914B, CHU1914A, CHU1914B, ORG]
Donor: alumni, faculty and students of Gunston Hall School [WAPO1914, ES1914B, CHU1914A, CHU1914B, ORG]
Date: Unveiled 4 Oct 1914 [WAPO1914, ES1914A, ES1914B]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, WAPO1914, CHU1914A, CHU1914B]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of Beverley Randolph Mason. 1834-1910. The Field is the World, Matt., 13:38. The Gift of the Pupils and Teachers of Gunston Hall. [ES1914B, CHU1914B]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Location: west transept [WAPO1914, ES1914A, CHU1914A]
Cost: $2500 [WAPO1914, CHU1914A]

Item 10.3.12.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hensey Memorial Window
Theme: Hinder Not the Little Children [ORG]
The Sermon on the Mount [WT1921, ES1921, WH1922, ES1922]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WT1921, WH1922, ES1922]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alexander Thomas Hensey (1862-1920) [WT1921, ES1921, WH1922, ES1922, ORG]
Donor: his wife, Louise Rheem Hensey [WH1922, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 25 Dec 1921 [WT1921, ES1921, WH1922, ES1922]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, WT1921, WH1922, ES1922]
Inscription: Sometime Vestryman and Senior Warden of St. Margaret's Parish // 1862 - In loving memory of Alexander Thomas Hensey - 1920 // When the shadows lengthened, and evening came, God granted him that for which he often prayed, "A safe lodging and a holy rest and peace at last." [WT1921]
Category: Christ Blessing Children; Sermon on the Mount
Location: east transept [WT1921]

References

CHU1914A: The Churchman (17 Oct 1914, p. 509-510)
CHU1914B: The Churchman (24 Oct 1914, p. 540)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1909: The Evening Star (20 Dec 1909, p. 20)
ES1910: The Evening Star (1 Jan 1910, Part 2, p. 8)
ES1914A: The Evening Star (3 Oct 1914, p. 13)
ES1914B: The Evening Star (10 Oct 1914, p. 13)
ES1921: The Evening Star (24 Dec 1921, p. 11)
ES1922: The Evening Star (1 Jan 1922, Photogravure Section)
ES1938: The Evening Star (29 Oct 1938, p. A-14)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
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)
WAPO1909: Washington Post (20 Dec 1909, p. 14)
WAPO1914: Washington Post (5 Oct 1914, p. 14)
WH1922: The Washington Herald (1 Jan 1922, p. 7)
WT1909: Washington Times (13 Dec 1909, p. 4)
WT1921: Washington Times (25 Dec 1921, p. 7)

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