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Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.1.16
Rating: 1 star
Address: 111 S. Michigan Avenue
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60603, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.87958, -87.62386
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once as the Art Institute and once as Fullerton Hall [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.16.1: ornamental glass (Likely destroyed)
13.1.16.2: ornamental windows (1898) (Extant)
13.1.16.3: Corey Memorial Window: ornamental, lilies (Extant) item has a photo

Item 13.1.16.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental glass [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
glass mosaic wainscoting [TIFFM1896]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 lists the glass mosaic wainscoting [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Location: Memorial Room [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Henry Field Memorial Room [TIFFM1896]
Comment: Tiffany decorated the Henry Field Memorial Room in 1894, including glass mosaic wainscoting, although this entry is not listed in Tiffany 1897, just Tiffany 1910 [IO1894, TIFFM1896, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG, DEDUCED]

Item 13.1.16.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
glass dome [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CST1898, CDT1898]
Record type: Glass
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated (with hall) 8 Nov 1898 [CDT1898]
Size:
Inscription:
Location: Fullerton Hall [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, CST1898, CDT1898]

Item 13.1.16.3

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Corey Memorial Window:  ornamental, lilies
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
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) [INSCRIPTION, IO1895, 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: Originally in Christ Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.1) [ORG_OLD, ORG]
Moved to Trinity Reformed Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL (SITE:13.1.33) in 1924 [ORG_OLD]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.1.34) in 1959 [ORG_OLD]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:13.12.1) in 1990, but not installed [ORG_OLD]
Donated to Art Institute in 2008 [ORG_OLD, ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Cory [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The inscription panel is separated from the rest of the window [TYRE2015, ORG]
Same as item: 13.1.1.4; 13.1.33.4; 13.1.34.4

References

CDT1898: Chicago Daily Tribune (6 Nov 1898, p. 39)
CST1898: Chicago Sunday Tribune (26 Jun 1898, p. 33)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IO1894: Sunday Inter Ocean (22 Jul 1894, p. 27)
IO1895: Daily Inter Ocean (28 Sep 1895, Second Part, p. 9)
ORG: Organisation
ORG_OLD: Organisation that was previous 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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
TYRE2015: William Tyre, personal communication (20 Jul 2015)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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