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First Presbyterian Church, Lake Forest, Illinois

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

Site Id: 13.6.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 700 North Sheridan Road
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois 60045, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.25257, -87.83229
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 34
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1886 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.6.1.1: Williams Memorial Window: Faith (1896) (Extant)
13.6.1.2: Smith Memorial Window: I am the way, the truth and the life (1897) (Extant)
13.6.1.3: Holt Memorial Window: Angel of Prayer (1895) (Extant)
13.6.1.4: Durand Memorial Window: Resurrection (1902) (Extant)
13.6.1.5: Farwell Memorial Window: Angel of Victory (1914) (Extant)

Item 13.6.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Williams Memorial Window
Theme: Faith [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 34
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition for the angel [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Almira Smith Williams (1859-1895) [ORG]
Donor: her husband, Charles Richard Williams [ORG]
Date: Installed in 1896 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Faith
Restoration: Restored by Venturella Studio, 1999 [TV2015]

Item 13.6.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Theme: I am the way, the truth and the life [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ and the Pilgrims [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 34
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Henry Smith (1 Dec 1833 - 29 Jul 1896) and Emiline (Emma) Reynolds Smith (25 Dec 1839 - 12 May 1891) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Delavan Smith [ORG]
Date: Installed in 1897 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Pilgrim
Restoration: Restored by Venturella Studio, 2000 [TV2015]

Item 13.6.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Holt Memorial Window (Reid Memorial Window)
Theme: Angel of Prayer [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Guardian Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 34
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lily Reid Holt (1863 - 5 Oct 1895) and Alfred Lincoln Holt (19 Jan 1862 - 27 Jan 1890) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: mother / mother-in-law Martha McWilliams (Mrs. Simon Somerville) Reid [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed in 1895 [ORG]
Size: 20' high x 6' wide [TV2015]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Prayer; Guardian Angel
Restoration: Restored by Venturella Studio, 1998 [TV2015]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Reid Memorial Window because Mrs. Reid was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 13.6.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Durand Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 53
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Clay Durand (1 Mar 1827 - 2 Sep 1901) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife, Annie Woodward Burdsal Durand [ORG]
Date: Installed in 1902 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: MARCH 1, 1827. // IN MEMORIAM / HENRY C. DURAND // SEPTEMBER 2, 1901. [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ

Item 13.6.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Farwell Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Victory [CDT1914, IO1914, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CDT1914, IO1914]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Villiers Farwell (29 Jul 1825 - 20 Aug 1908) and Emeret Cooley Farwell (25 Jan 1826 - 6 Apr 1912) [CDT1914, IO1914, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children John V. Farwell, Francis Cooley Farwell, Arthur Lincoln Farwell and Fannie Farwell Tuttle [ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1914 [CDT1914, IO1914]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: John Villiers Farwell 1825-1908. Emeret Cooley Farwell 1826-1912. Thanks be to God which glveth us the victory. [CDT1914, IO1914]
Category: Angel of Victory

References

CDT1914: Chicago Daily Tribune (11 Apr 1914, p. 11)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IO1914: Daily Inter Ocean (20 Apr 1914, p. 9)
ORG: Organization
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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
TV2015: Venturella Studio website (26 Jul 2015)

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