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Centennial Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.1.8
Rating: Nothing
Address: Southeast corner of W. Jackson Boulevard and S. Wolcott Avenue
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.87749, -87.67408 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Low
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1893 [CDT1893, IO1893]
Architect: John M. Van Osdel and Co. [CDT1889]
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.8.1: Griffin Memorial Window: Lydia Entertaining Christ and Apostles (Removed)
13.1.8.2: Rundel Memorial Window: Lillies and Passion Flowers (Unknown)

Item 13.1.8.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Griffin Memorial Window
Theme: Lydia Entertaining Christ and Apostles [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Page 33
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: attributed to Edward Peck Sperry [ORG_NEW]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: 89.5" high x 69" wide [MOBIA2012]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of pur- / ple, in the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, / heard us; whose heart the Lord opened that she at- / tended unto the things which were spoken of Paul // In Memoriam / GRIFFIN // And when she was baptized, and her household, / she besought us saying, If ye have judged me to be / faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide / there. And she constrained us. Acts XVI:14-15 [PHOTO]
Category: Lydia
History: Currently in the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass [MOBIA2012]

Item 13.1.8.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Rundel Memorial Window
Theme: Lillies and Passion Flowers [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 52
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Floral
Comment: Possibly in memory of Edwin R. Rundell and his wife Mary W. Rundell, who were members of the church and who died 4 Jul 1898 in sinking of the steamship La Bourgogne [CDT1898, DEDUCED]

References

CDT1889: Chicago Daily Tribune (15 Jun 1889, p. 12)
CDT1893: Chicago Daily Tribune, Florence N. Levy (ed.) (11 Sep 1893, p. 6)
CDT1898: Chicago Daily Tribune (7 Jul 1898, p. 1, 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
IO1893: Daily Inter Ocean (11 Sep 1893, p. 7)
MOBIA2012: Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion (MOBIA), Patricia C. Pongracz (ed.) (2012, p. 96-97, 203)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
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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