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Richard H. Driehaus Collection, Chicago, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.1.27
Rating: Nothing
Address: Navy Pier
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.89178, -87.6027
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Comment: The site closed down in 2017 [ORG]
There are more Tiffany windows in the Driehaus Collection than were on display on Navy Pier [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.27.1: Rapelye Memorial Window: Poppies and Passion Flowers (Removed)
13.1.27.2: Underhill Memorial Window: Lilies and Palms (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.3: Christ and the Apostles in Gethesemane (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.4: Stephens' Crossing Disaster Memorial Window: Angel of Peace and Mercy (1905) (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.5: Girl with Cherry Blossoms (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.6: Annunciation (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.7: Guiding Angel (1917) (Removed) item has a photo
13.1.27.8: Cobleigh Memorial Window: Charity (1925) (Removed)
13.1.27.9: King Solomon (Removed)
13.1.27.10: Chicago Skyline / Rural Electrification (Removed)
13.1.27.11.a: Spring (Removed)
13.1.27.11.b: Autumn (Removed)
13.1.27.12: Jonquil Fire Screen (Removed)

Item 13.1.27.1

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Rapelye Memorial Window
Theme: Poppies and Passion Flowers [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Abram Bogart Rapelye and Mary Camerden Rapelye (d. 8 Jan 1915) [ORG, NYT1915]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 127.6 cm high x 47.9 cm wide (unframed) [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In loving memory of Abram Bogart Rapelye and Mary Camerden Rapelye [ORG]
Category: Floral
History: Originally installed in St John's Episcopal Church, Jersey City, NJ (SITE:30.23.2) [ORG]
Same as item: 30.23.2.7; Possibly 30.23.2.4

Item 13.1.27.2

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Underhill Memorial Window:  Lilies and Palms
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Underhill Memorial Window
Theme: Lilies and Palms [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William James Underhill (1836-1895) and Louise Prince Underhill (1836-1891) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 125.7 cm high x 47.9 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / WILLIAM J. UNDERHILL. / LOUISE PRINCE UNDERHILL. [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
History: Originally installed in St John's Episcopal Church, Jersey City, NJ (SITE:30.23.2) [ORG]
Same as item: 30.23.2.2

Item 13.1.27.3

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Christ and the Apostles in Gethesemane
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Christ and the Apostles in Gethesemane [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 182.9 cm high x 85.7 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Gethsemane

Item 13.1.27.4

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Stephens' Crossing Disaster Memorial Window:  Angel of Peace and Mercy
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stephens' Crossing Disaster Memorial Window (Greenhow Memorial Window)
Theme: Angel(s) of Peace and Mercy [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Ecclesiastical Angels [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ET1905B, HET1905B, HET1905D, HET1905E]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [HET1905D]
Memorial details: Mrs. Eugene Shaw, Mrs. John Coats, Mrs. Fred Broughton, Mrs. Fred L. Green, Mrs. Jane Graves, Mrs. Mary Gillett, Mrs. Joseph A. Hallett, Mrs. Ruth Patchen, Mrs. Elbert J. Moore, Mrs. Charles L. Thomas [ET1905A]
Donor: public subscription, organised by Hornellsville Evening Tribune [HET1905A]
Date: Installed Jul 1905 [HET1905C, HET1905D]
Size: side panels 83" high x 25.375" wide, middle panel 85.75" high x 38.75" wide [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, HET1905D]
Inscription: In Memory of Ten Faithful // Workers of this Church whose names appear // on the tablet in the entry [PHOTO, HET1905D]
Category: Angel of Peace; Angel of Mercy
Cost: $645 (including tablet) [ET1905B, HET1905B, HET1905E]
History: Originally installed in Woodsbury Universalist Church, Hornell, NY (SITE:3.55.4), removed from there in 1987 [DEDUCED, SC2014]
Purchased by Driehaus Collection at Great Gatsby's, Atlanta, GA, in 1996 [ORG]
Installed on Navy Pier in 2001 [ORG]
Restoration: Restored by Mary Clerkin Higgins in 2000-2001 [ORG, MCH2014]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Greenbough Memorial Window but it should have said the Greenhow Memorial Window, because W.H. Greenhow, the publisher of the Hornellsville Evening Tribune, organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Window commemorates death of ten women whose sleigh was hit by a train on 1 Feb 1905 [ET1905A]
Window sold for $11111 at Southern Tier Antiquities in Oct 1987 [SC2014]
Same as item: 3.55.4.1

Item 13.1.27.5

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Girl with Cherry Blossoms
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Girl with Cherry Blossoms [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 99.1 cm high x 68.6 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Figure
History: Previously owned by the Collection of Shawn McNally [ORG]

Item 13.1.27.6

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Annunciation [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: each panel 134.6 cm high x 60 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation

Item 13.1.27.7

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Guiding Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK 1917 [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Signature 1917 [SIGNATURE]
Size: 157.5 cm high x 98.4 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel

Item 13.1.27.8

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cobleigh Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [SR1925, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [SR1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret Edwards (Mrs. Bennett James) Cobleigh (27 Nov 1866 - 9 Aug 1924) [SR1925, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: her sister, Anna Edwards (Mrs. Walter C.) Teter [SR1925, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 25 Dec 1925 [SR1925]
Size: 251.5 cm high x 99.4 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, SR1925]
Inscription: Original inscription was: In Memoriam / Margaret Edwards Cobleigh / Born November 27, 1866 / Died August 9, 1924 [SR1925]
Category: Charity
History: Originally installed in the Presbyterian Church, Kingston, PA (SITE:33.38.1), and was sold by congregation in ca. 1984 [DEDUCED, ORG_OLD]
Comment: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a gouache and watercolor drawing for the window [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.38.1.6

Item 13.1.27.9

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: King Solomon [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, New York [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 183.5 cm high x 135.3 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Solomon
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1913 and Tiffany 1922 show a similar design, for a window (WINDOW:3.129.6.2) in the Masonic Care Community, Tompkins Memorial Chapel, Utica, NY (SITE:3.129.6) [TIFF1913, TIFF1922]

Item 13.1.27.10

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Chicago Skyline / Rural Electrification [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: After 1928 [ORG]
Size: 84.8 cm high x 266.1 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape
Comment: The window was commissioned by Samuel Insull for a utility company in Joliet, Illinois, to commemorate the electrification of rural and urban America [ORG]

Item 13.1.27.11.a

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Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Spring [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 124.5 cm high x 78.7 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Spring

Item 13.1.27.11.b

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Autumn [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 124.5 cm high x 70.5 cm wide [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Autumn

Item 13.1.27.12

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Jonquil Fire Screen [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Glass
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 118.7 cm high x 146.1 cm wide [ORG]
Inscription:
Category: Floral

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ET1905A: Elmira Telegram (5 Feb 1905, p. 1-2)
ET1905B: Elmira Telegram (7 May 1905, p. 2)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HET1905A: Hornellsville Evening Tribune (3 Feb 1905, p. 1)
HET1905B: Hornellsville Evening Tribune (4 May 1905, p. 5)
HET1905C: Hornellsville Evening Tribune (1 Jul 1905, p. 3)
HET1905D: Hornellsville Evening Tribune (7 Jul 1905, p. 8)
HET1905E: Hornellsville Evening Tribune (26 Jul 1905, p. 5)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MCH2014: Mary Clerkin Higgins, personal communication (20 Oct 2014)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (1967, Accession Number 67.654.463)
NYT1915: New York Times (9 Jan 1915)
ORG: Organization
ORG_OLD: Organization that was previous owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
SC2014: Steve Cotton, personal communication (4 Aug 2014)
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
SR1925: The Scranton Republican (23 Dec 1925, p. 8)
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)
TIFF1913: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios (1913)
TIFF1922: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios, (1922, second edition)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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