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South Parish Congregational Church, Augusta, Maine

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Site Id: 19.2.1
Rating: 3 stars
Other name(s): First Congregational Church
Address: 9 Church Street
Location: Augusta, Maine 04330, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.31697, -69.77552
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 211 and 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 also lists the Dorr Memorial Window, "Christ Knocking at the Door", but that is by Phipps, Slocum & Co. [DUNC1980, MF1895]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1865 [NRHP1980]
Architect: Francis H. Fassett [NRHP1980]
Also of interest: 1895 window by Phipps, Slocum & Co. [MF1895]
Two Hedge Memorial Windows by Lamb Studios [PHOTO, DEDUCED]

Site Items

19.2.1.1: Morrill Memorial Window: St. John (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.2: Milliken Memorial Window: Angel of Praise (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.3: Sturgis Memorial Window: Faith (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.4: Stanwood Memorial Window: King David (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.5: Blaine Memorial Window: 24th Psalm (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.6: Blaine Memorial Window: ornamental (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.7: Bradbury Memorial Window: Madonna (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.8: Johnson Memorial Window: Charity (1901) (Extant) item has a photo
19.2.1.9: Blain Memorial Window: St. Luke (Unknown)

Item 19.2.1.1

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Morrill Memorial Window:  St. John
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morrill Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N - Y [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [MF1895, BJ1895, FDS1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Edward Peck Sperry [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Sperry as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: Lot Myrick Morrill (3 May 1813 - 10 Jan 1883) [INSCRIPTION, MF1895, BJ1895, FDS1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his family and friends [MF1895]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 14 Apr 1895 [MF1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: He that / doeth the / will of God // abideth / forever / 1 John 2:17 // In Memoriam / Lot Myrick Morrill [PHOTO]
Category: St. John
Comment: The signature is not consistent with the date of the window (which is <= 1897) and was possibly added when the Johnson window (ITEM:19.2.1.8) was installed [DEDUCED]

Item 19.2.1.2

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Milliken Memorial Window:  Angel of Praise
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Milliken Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Praise [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING CO. / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [MF1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Fannie A. Baker Milliken (26 Feb 1847 - 27 Dec 1893) [INSCRIPTION, MF1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her husband, Elias Milliken [INSCRIPTION, MF1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 14 Apr 1895 [MF1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Angels sang in the silent night // In Loving Memory of / Fannie A Milliken / Erected by Elias Milliken [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Praise

Item 19.2.1.3

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Sturgis Memorial Window:  Faith
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sturgis Memorial Window (Haines Memorial Window)
Theme: Faith [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N (Y) [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [MF1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rebecca Russell Goodenow (Mrs. Ira D.) Sturgis (7 Apr 1815 - 24 Feb 1894) [INSCRIPTION, MF1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her family [MF1895]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 14 Apr 1895 [MF1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / 1815 Rebecca Russell Sturgis 1894 / Faith is the substance of things hoped for [PHOTO]
Category: Faith
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Haines Memorial Window, so likely Sarah Elizabeth Sturgis Haynes, daughter of Mrs. Sturgis, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WEB, DEDUCED]
Duncan 1980 lists the window twice, once under Haines Memorial and once under Sturgis Memorial [DUNC1980]
Comment: The signature is not consistent with the date of the window (which is <= 1897) and was possibly added when the Johnson window (ITEM:19.2.1.8) was installed [DEDUCED]

Item 19.2.1.4

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Stanwood Memorial Window:  King David
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stanwood Memorial Window
Theme: King David [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N Y [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Daniel Caldwell Stanwood (31 Mar 1811 - 11 Jan 1863) [INSCRIPTION, STAN1899]
Donor: his children [STAN1899]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Sing aloud unto God our Strength; bring / hither the pleasant harp with the psaltery. / In memory of Daniel Caldwell Stanwood [PHOTO]
Category: David
Comment: The signature is not consistent with the date of the window (which is <= 1897) and was possibly added when the Johnson window (ITEM:19.2.1.8) was installed [DEDUCED]

Item 19.2.1.5

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Blaine Memorial Window:  24th Psalm
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Blaine Memorial Window
Theme: 24th Psalm [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N Y [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Emmons Blaine (7 Aug 1957 - 18 Jun 1892) [INSCRIPTION, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord and who shall stand in his holy place. He that hath / clean hands and a pure heart who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity nor sworn deceitfully // Lift up your / heads O ye gates even / lift them up ye everlasting / doors and the King / of Glory shall come in // The earth is the / Lord's and the / fulness thereof // In memory of / Emmons Blaine / Born August 7 1857 / Died June 18 1892 // the world and / they that dwell / therein [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Comment: The signature is not consistent with the date of the window (which is <= 1897) and was possibly added when the Johnson window (ITEM:19.2.1.8) was installed [DEDUCED]

Item 19.2.1.6

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Blaine Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Blaine Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [FDS1896]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Gillespie Blaine (31 Jan 1830 - 27 Jan 1893) [INSCRIPTION, TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Installed early 1896 [FDS1896]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IHS // IN MEMORY OF / JAMES GILLESPIE BLAINE / 1830 - 1893 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Employees: Installed by Charles Lett [FDS1896]

Item 19.2.1.7

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Bradbury Memorial Window:  Madonna
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bradbury Memorial Window
Theme: Madonna [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 36
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPAN(Y) [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Eliza Smith Bradbury (18 Mar 1815 - 29 Jan 1879) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / ELIZA SMITH BRADBURY / 1815 - 1879 [PHOTO]
Category: Madonna

Item 19.2.1.8

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Johnson Memorial Window:  Charity
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1900 / TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Treby Johnson (9 Mar 1815 - 11 Oct 1881) and his second wife, Abby Baker Johnson (27 Jan 1817 - 14 Oct 1899) [INSCRIPTION, CONG1901, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1900 [SIGNATURE]
Installed ca. Jan 1901 [CONG1901]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / 1815 WILLIAM TREBY JOHNSON 1881 / AND HIS WIFE / 1817 ABBY BAKER JOHNSON 1899 [PHOTO]
Category: Charity

Item 19.2.1.9

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Low
Memorial name: Blain(e) Memorial Window
Theme: St. Luke [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: J.G. Blain(e) (presumably James Gillespie Blaine) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Luke
Comment: There is no such window in the church [ORG]

References

BJ1895: Boston Journal (18 Apr 1895, p. 3)
CONG1901: The Congregationalist (2 Feb 1901, p. 202)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FDS1895: Fitchburg Daily Sentinel (20 Apr 1895, p. 5)
FDS1896: Fitchburg Daily Sentinel (27 Jan 1896, p. 2)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MF1895: Maine Farmer (18 Apr 1895, p. 4)
NRHP1980: National Register of Historic Places, Frank A. Beard and Robert L. Bradley (1980)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
STAN1899: A History of the Stanwood Family in America, Ethel Stanwood Bolton (1899, p. 224-227)
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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