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White House, Washington, District of Columbia

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Site Id: 10.3.20
Rating: Unrated
Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20500, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.89767, -77.0365
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 31
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list "decorations" [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

10.3.20.1: ornamental windows (1883) (Likely removed)
10.3.20.2: glass screen (1882) (Removed) item has a photo
10.3.20.3: fireplace with mosaic decoration and four sconces (1882) (Likely removed)

Item 10.3.20.1

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

Status: Likely removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
large circular window and large semi-circular transom [ES1883]
Tiffany 1910: Page 50
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 31
Signature:
Other documentation: [ES1883]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed Apr 1883 [ES1883]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Comment: Likely both were removed in 1902 [ORG]

Item 10.3.20.2

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

Status: Removed [BH1902, WH1980]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: glass screen [WAPO1882, WAPO1883, ES1882, ES1883]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1882, WAPO1883, ES1882, ES1883]
Record type: Glass
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed Dec 1882 [WAPO1882, WAPO1883, ES1882]
Size:
Inscription:
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Possibly the screen is included in what Tiffany 1910 calls "decorations" [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The screen was removed in 1902 and seemingly was later destroyed [BH1902, WH1980]

Item 10.3.20.3

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

Status: Likely removed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: fireplace with mosaic decoration and four sconces [ES1882, TGM2017]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1882, ES1882]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed by Dec 1882 [ES1882]
Size:
Inscription:

References

BH1902: Boston Herald (27 Apr 1902, p. 29)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1882: The Evening Star (19 Dec 1882, p. 2)
ES1883: The Evening Star (14 Apr 1883, p. 1)
ORG: Organisation
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 222)
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)
WAPO1882: Washington Post (20 Dec 1882, p. 1)
WAPO1883: Washington Post (1 Jan 1883, p. 4)
WH1980: The White House: an architectural history, William Ryan and Desmond Guinness (1980, p. 160)

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