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Morrisson-Reeves Library, Richmond, Indiana

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Site Id: 14.4.3
Rating: 1 star
Address: 80 North 6th Street
Location: Richmond, Indiana 47374, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.83006, -84.89437
Tiffany 1910: Page 55
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1975 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: The previous building, on the same site, dated to 1864 [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

14.4.3.1: Morrisson Memorial Window: Gutenberg and the Early Printers (1895) (Extant)

Item 14.4.3.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morrisson Memorial Window
Theme: Gutenberg and the Early Printers [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 55
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK 1894 [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [IN1895, CRIT1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson and Joseph Lauber [IN1895, CRIT1895]
Memorial details: Robert Morrisson (19 Oct 1786 - 12 Sep 1865), James Lindley Morrisson (9 Jul 1817 - 12 Aug 1893) and Robert Morrisson (27 Dec 1842 - 1888) [INSCRIPTION, IN1895, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: great-grandchildren / grandchildren / children, James W. Morrisson and Bertha Morrisson [IN1895, ORG, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Signature 1894 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated 4 Mar 1895 [WEB]
Size:
Inscription: ROBERT MORRISSON 1786 - 1865 / JAMES LINDLEY MORRISSON 1817 - 1893 / ROBERT MORRISSON 1842 - 1888 // CAXTON ALDVS / PLANTIN VOSTRE // DANTE 1265-1321 1562-1635 DE VEGA GOETHE 1749-1832 1622-1673 MOLIERE / BOOKS LET US INTO THE / SOULS OF MEN / AND LAY OPEN / TO US THE SECRETS / OF OUR OWN // SHAKESPEARE 1564-1616 1328-1400 CHAVCER MILTON 1609-1674 1561-1626 BACON / STVDY AS IF YOU WERE TO / LIVE FOREVER / LIVE AS IF / YOU WERE TO / DIE TOMORROW [PHOTO]
Category: Historic Figure
History: Originally installed in the previous library building on the same site [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the names as Morrison and Guttenberg [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The window is separated into four pieces [PHOTO]

References

CRIT1895: The Critic (19 Oct 1895, p. 251)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
IN1895: The Indianapolis News (16 May 1895, p. 5)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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