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Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Site Id: 14.1.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: N. Meridian Street at New York Street
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.77132, -86.15795 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 54
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1870 [IN1904A]
Architect: Enos & Huebner [IN1904A]
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 17 Nov 1904 [IN1904A]
Also of interest:

Site Items

14.1.1.1: Stewart Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1897) (Destroyed)
14.1.1.2: Pioneer Preachers and Wives Memorial Window: ornamental window (1897) (Destroyed)

Item 14.1.1.1

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

Status: Destroyed [IN1904B]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stewart Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 54
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [IN1904B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Daniel Stewart (1824 - 25 Feb 1892) [IJ1897A, IJ1897B, IN1897A, IN1897B, WISJ1897, WCA1897, IN1904B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Martha Ann Tarkington Stewart [WCA1897, IN1904B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 31 Oct 1897 [IJ1897A, IJ1897B, IN1897A, IN1897B, WISJ1897, WCA1897]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Location: south side [IJ1897B]
Comment: Destroyed in fire of 17 Nov 1904 [IN1904B]

Item 14.1.1.2

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

Status: Destroyed [IN1904B]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pioneer Preachers and Wives Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
green and brown window with ribbon-like scroll and hand holding a torch [IN1904B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 54
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [IN1904B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Indiana pioneer Methodist preachers, and their wives, in particular Joseph Tarkington(30 Oct 1800 - 22 Sep 1891) and Maria Slauson Tarkington (22 Jan 1806 - 16 Dec 1889) [IJ1897A, IJ1897B, IN1897A, IN1897B, WISJ1897, WCA1897, IN1904B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the Tarkingtons' daughter, Martha Ann Tarkington (Mrs. Daniel) Stewart [WCA1897, IN1904B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 31 Oct 1897 [IJ1897A, IJ1897B, IN1897A, IN1897B, WISJ1897, WCA1897]
Inscription: We then, as workers together with Him, beseech you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain. // In honor of the pioneer Methodist preachers and their wives // They whose lives glided on / Like rivers that water the woodlands, / Darkened by shadows of earth, / But reflecting an image of heaven. [IJ1897B, IN1904B]
Category: Ornamental
Comment: Destroyed in fire of 17 Nov 1904 [IN1904B]

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
IJ1897A: The Indianapolis Journal (25 Oct 1897, p. 3)
IJ1897B: The Indianapolis Journal (1 Nov 1897, p. 8)
IN1897A: The Indianapolis News (30 Oct 1897, p. 3)
IN1897B: The Indianapolis News (1 Nov 1897, p. 10)
IN1904A: The Indianapolis News (18 Nov 1904, p. 16-17)
IN1904B: The Indianapolis News (24 Dec 1904, p. 12)
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)
WCA1897: Western Christian Advocate (10 Nov 1897, p. 1425)
WISJ1897: Weekly Indiana State Journal (3 Nov 1897, p. 8)

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