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Tulane University, Woldenberg Art Center, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 18.2.5
Rating: 1 star
Address: Plum Street
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
Lat/Lng: 29.94187, -90.12103
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

18.2.5.1: Newcomb Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1895) (Extant)
18.2.5.2: Callender Memorial Window: Supper at Emmaus (Extant)

Item 18.2.5.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Newcomb Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 57
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature:
Other documentation: [PIC1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: Harriot (or Harriott or Harriet) Sophie Newcomb (29 Jul 1895 - 16 Dec 1870) [PIC1895A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Frank Walter Callender [PIC1895A]
her mother, Josephine Louise Newcomb [ORG]
Date: Commissioned 1894 [ORG]
Installed by Apr 1895 [PIC1895A]
Size: each lancet 8' high x 3' wide [FEM1997]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, PIC1895A, PIC1895B]
Inscription: A LOVING TRIBUTE TO // HARRIOT SOPHIE NEWCOMB // FROM FRANK WALTER CALLENDER 1895 [PIC1895A, PIC1895B]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
History: Originally located in the Chapel of the Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (SITE:18.2.1) [ORG]
Removed from there in 1918 when College vacated site, and then placed into storage [HIST1919]
Restoration: Restored at Jack Cushen Studio (co-owner Arthur J. Femenella) in ca. 1992 [FEM1997]
Same as item: 18.2.1.1

Item 18.2.5.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Callender Memorial Window
Theme: Supper at Emmaus [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 57
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Frank Walter Callender [ORG]
Date: Commissioned 1895 [ORG]
Installed 1896 [ORG]
Size: each lancet 110" high x 50" wide [FEM1997]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Emmaus
History: Originally located in the Chapel of the Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (SITE:18.2.1) [ORG]
Removed from there in 1918 when College vacated site, and then placed into storage [HIST1919]
Restoration: Restored at Jack Cushen Studio (co-owner Arthur J. Femenella) in ca. 1992 [FEM1997]
Comment: The window is not listed in Tiffany 1897 so the 1896 installation date might not be correct [TIFF1897, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 18.2.1.5

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FEM1997: Stained Glass, The Tiffany Windows of Newcomb College, Arthur J. Femenella (Winter 1997, Vol. 92, No. 4, p. 286-295)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1919: A Brief History of H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College 1887-1919, Brandt. V.B. Dixon (1919, p. 92-93, 183-184)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
PIC1895A: New Orleans Daily Picayune (19 Apr 1895, p. 11)
PIC1895B: New Orleans Daily Picayune (29 Sep 1895, p. 24)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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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