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Christ Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 13.1.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 2401 S. Michigan Avenue
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60616, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.84928, -87.62373 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 51 and 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 list the site twice, once as Christ Reformed Episcopal Church and once as Christ Church [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: ca. 1860 [CDT1920]
Architect:
Comment: The building was demolished in 1920 [CDT1920]
Also of interest: Tiffany decorated the church in the summer of 1895, and this included a lamp over the chancel [CDT1895, IO1895]

Site Items

13.1.1.1: Fisher Memorial Window: St. Luke (Removed)
13.1.1.2: Fuller Memorial Window: Angel (Removed)
13.1.1.3: Aldrich Memorial Window: ornamental (Removed)
13.1.1.4: Corey Memorial Window: ornamental, lilies (Removed)
13.1.1.5: ornamental windows (Unknown)
13.1.1.6: Rathborne Memorial Window: Mary (Removed)
13.1.1.7: Wright Memorial Window: St. Agnes (Removed)
13.1.1.8: chancel border in mosaic of red, green and silver (1895) (Likely demolished)

Item 13.1.1.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fisher Memorial Window
Theme: St. Luke [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alexander Fisher (1806-1882) [ORG_NEW]
Donor: his son, George L. Fisher [ORG_NEW]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory Of / Alexander Fisher 1806-1882 / The Beloved Physician Coloss. 4:14 / The gift of his son George L. Fisher [ORG_NEW]
Category: St. Luke
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990 [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.33.1; 13.1.34.1; 13.12.1.1

Item 13.1.1.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fuller Memorial Window
Theme: Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Resurrection [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ginevra E. Walker Fuller (23 May 1840 - 23 Feb 1888) [ORG_NEW, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Installed by 1895 [IO1895, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: He is not Here - But is Risen / Ginevra E. Fuller 1840-1888 [ORG_NEW]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990 [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.33.2; 13.1.34.2; 13.12.1.2

Item 13.1.1.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Aldrich Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Aldrich (19 Jan 1820 - 3 Dec 1885) [INSCRIPTION, IO1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the vestry [IO1895]
Date: Installed by 1895 [IO1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: WILLIAM ALDRICH / 1820 - 1885 [PHOTO]
A testimonial to his faithful work as senior warden by his associates of the vestry [IO1895]
Category: Ornamental
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990, but not installed [ORG_NEW]
Donated to St. Matthias Anglican Church, Katy, TX (SITE:38.6.1) in 2006 [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 13.1.33.3; 13.1.34.3; 38.6.1.1

Item 13.1.1.4

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Corey Memorial Window
Description: ornamental, lilies [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Francis Edwin Corey (25 Sep 1804 - 19 Mar 1892) and Vernera Leonard Corey (20 Jun 1805 - 10 Jul 1892) [IO1895, ORG_NEW, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Between 1892 and 1895 [IO1895, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory Of / Francis Edwin Corey / And / Vernera Leonard Corey/ Died 1892 [PHOTO]
Category: Floral; Ornamental
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990, but not installed [ORG_NEW]
Donated to Art Institute of Chicago (SITE:13.1.16) in 2008 [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Cory [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Same as item: 13.1.16.3; 13.1.33.4; 13.1.34.4

Item 13.1.1.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Same as item: Possibly 13.1.1.6 and/or 13.1.1.7

Item 13.1.1.6

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Rathborne (or Rathbone) Memorial Window
Theme: Mary [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Catherine Louise Rathborne (or Rathbone) [ORG_NEW]
Donor:
Date: Installed by 1895 [IO1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Sacred to the memory of / Catherine Louise Rathborne / "Blessed are the pure in Heart" [ORG_NEW]
Category: Mary
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990 [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: Possibly 13.1.1.5; 13.1.33.5; 13.1.34.5; 13.12.1.3

Item 13.1.1.7

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Wright Memorial Window
Theme: St. Agnes [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret M. Wright (1809-1889) [ORG_NEW]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Margaret M. Wright 1809-1889 [ORG_NEW]
Category: St. Agnes
History: Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_NEW]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990 [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: Possibly 13.1.1.5; 13.1.33.6; 13.1.34.6; 13.12.1.4

Item 13.1.1.8

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

Status: Likely demolished [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: chancel border in mosaic of red, green and silver [CDT1895]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CDT1895]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1895 [CDT1895]
Size:
Inscription:

References

CDT1895: Chicago Daily Tribune (28 Sep 1895, p. 9)
CDT1920: Chicago Daily Tribune (17 Apr 1920, p. 7)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IO1895: Daily Inter Ocean (28 Sep 1895, Second Part, p. 9)
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)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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