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St. James Church, Chicago, Illinois

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

Site Id: 13.1.14
Rating: Nothing
Address: 2942 S. Wabash Avenue
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60616, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.84093, -87.62577
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1880 [ORG]
Architect: Patrick C. Keely [ORG]
Comment: The five 1900 windows cost $3000 in total [CT1900, SHR1900]
Building demolished 2013 [CT2013]
Two windows rescued from the church after the 22 Dec 1972 fire, and attributed to Tiffany, with themes "Nativity" (really "Adoration of the Magi", after Heinrich Hofmann) and "Crucifixion", were for sale by Donley Auctions, Union, IL, 15 Nov 2019, lots 1426 and 1427 [DON2019, DEDUCED]
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.14.1: Memorial Window: Annunciation (1900) (Destroyed)
13.1.14.2: Memorial Window: Transfiguration (1900) (Destroyed)
13.1.14.3: Memorial Window: Nativity (1900) (Destroyed)
13.1.14.4: ornamental windows (1900) (Unknown)

Item 13.1.14.1

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

Status: Destroyed [CT1972]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Minnie Mulveil [CT1900]
Date: Placed 26 Jun 1900 [CT1900]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Comment: Destroyed by fire 22 Dec 1972 [CT1972]

Item 13.1.14.2

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

Status: Destroyed [CT1972, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Transfiguration [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Minnie Mulveil [CT1900]
Date: Placed 26 Jun 1900 [CT1900]
Inscription:
Category: Transfiguration
Comment: Destroyed by fire 22 Dec 1972 [CT1972, DEDUCED]

Item 13.1.14.3

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

Status: Destroyed [CT1972]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Minnie Mulveil [CT1900]
Date: Placed 26 Jun 1900 [CT1900]
Inscription:
Category: Nativity
After design: Painting "Holy Night" by Correggio [CT1900]
Comment: Destroyed by fire 22 Dec 1972 [CT1972]

Item 13.1.14.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
two clerestory windows [CT1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Minnie Mulveil [CT1900]
Date: Placed 26 Jun 1900 [CT1900]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

CT1900: Chicago Tribune (27 Jun 1900, p, 10)
CT1972: Chicago Tribune (23 Dec 1972, p. 4)
CT2013: Chicago Tribune (26 Jun 2013)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DON2019: Donley Auctions website (15-Nov-2019)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organization
SHR1900: Sacred Heart Review (11 Aug 1900, p. 82)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 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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