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St. John's Episcopal Church, Bangor, Maine

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

Site Id: 19.3.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 234 French Street
Location: Bangor, Maine 04401, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.80515, -68.76913
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1835-1836 [ORG]
Architect: Richard Upjohn [ORG]
Comment: Building destroyed in the Great Fire of 30 Apr 1911 [NYT1911]
Also of interest: 1895 Stetson Memorial Window, which was opalescent and showed "a little child standing with uplifted hands" [CHU1895]

Site Items

19.3.1.1: Egery Memorial Window: Easter Lilies and Angel of Resurrection (1889) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.2: French Memorial Window: Until the Day Breaks and the Shadows Flee Away (1889) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.3: Thissell Memorial Window: Faith (1890) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.4: Departed Members Memorial Window: Boy Christ (1889) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.5: Cutting Memorial Window (1890) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.6: Bryant Memorial Window (1890) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.7: Bradley Memorial Window (1890) (Likely destroyed)
19.3.1.8: Bryant and Young Memorial Window (1889) (Likely destroyed)

Item 19.3.1.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Egery Memorial Window (Gibson Memorial Window)
Theme: Easter Lilies and Angel of Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDWC1889A, CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Thomas N. Egery (20 Apr 1809 - 26 Feb 1885) and Sarah Edith Egery (d. 15 Aug 1851, aged 35) [BDWC1889A, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughters, Sarah Egery (Mrs. Charles C.) Prescott and Clara W. Egery (Mrs. Charles Appleton) Gibson [BDWC1889A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 20 Oct 1889 [BDWC1889A]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Gibson Memorial Window because Mrs. Gibson was one of the donors and was likley the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 19.3.1.2

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: French Memorial Window
Theme: Until the Day Breaks and the Shadows Flee Away [BDWC1889B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDWC1889B, CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer: Elihu Vedder [BDWC1889B]
Memorial details: Frederick Francis French (16 Apr 1810 - 14 Sep 1885) and Mary Carr French (26 Jun 1814 - 28 May 1875) [BDWC1889B, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Installed end Oct 1889 [BDWC1889A, BDWC1889B]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription: Until the Day Breaks and the Shadows Flee Away [BDWC1889B]

Item 19.3.1.3

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thissell Memorial Window
Theme: Faith [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Thissell (d. 25 Mar 1888) and Louise G. Thissell (d. 2 Aug 1871) [BDWC1890A, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Louise Thissell (Mrs. George Egerton Ryerson) Burpee [BDWC1890A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled Palm Sunday, 30 Mar 1890 [BDWC1890A]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:
Category: Faith
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the name as Thissel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 19.3.1.4

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Departed Members Memorial Window
Theme: Boy Christ [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 58
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDWC1889A, CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Departed members of the church [BDWC1889A, CHU1890]
Donor: the parish [BDWC1889A, CHU1890]
Date: Unveiled 20 Oct 1889 [BDWC1889A]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:
Category: Boy Christ
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 label it an unnamed Memorial Window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 19.3.1.5

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cutting Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jonas Cutting (3 Nov 1800 - 19 Aug 1876) [BDWC1890B, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE, WIKI]
Donor: his daughter, Helen Agnes Cutting (Mrs. Augustus Choate) Hamlin [BDWC1890B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed early Apr 1890 [BDWC1890B]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:

Item 19.3.1.6

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bryant Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Martha Ann Bryant (d. 8 Apr 1889) [BDWC1890B, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her son, George F. Bryant [BDWC1890B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed early Apr 1890 [BDWC1890B]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:

Item 19.3.1.7

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bradley Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Chloe Howard Bradley [BDWC1890B, CHU1890]
Donor: her son, Joseph Bradley [BDWC1890B]
Date: Installed early Apr 1890 [BDWC1890B]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:

Item 19.3.1.8

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bryant and Young Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BDWC1889A, CHU1890]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Bryant (d. 31 Mar 1863, aged 73) and Jonathan Young (d. 21 Sep 1872, aged 79), the first two wardens of the church [BDWC1889A, CHU1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Mr. Bryant's daughter, Sarah Little Bryant Wing [BDWC1889A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 20 Oct 1889 [BDWC1889A]
Lancets: 3 [CHU1890]
Inscription:

References

BDWC1889A: Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (21 Oct 1889)
BDWC1889B: Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (28 Oct 1889)
BDWC1890A: Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (31 Mar 1890)
BDWC1890B: Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (7 Apr 1890, p. 3)
CHU1890: The Churchman (28 Jun 1890, p. 863)
CHU1895: The Churchman (13 Apr 1895, p. 529)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NYT1911: New York Times (2 May 1911, p. 2)
ORG: Organization
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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