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Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 2.1.14
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 85 South Oxford Street
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11217, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.687, -73.97322
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1862 [AIA1978]
Architect: Grimshaw & Morrill [AIA1978]
Also of interest: Windows by Benjamin Sellers (Bible House), Joseph Lauber, Lamb Studios and Arnold & Locke [ORG]

Site Items

2.1.14.1.a: Cuyler Memorial Window: St. Paul Preaching at Athens (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.1.b: Cuyler Memorial Window: Moses the Law Giver (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.1.c: Cuyler Memorial Window: John the Evangelist (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.2: Palmer Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Little Children (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.3: Patterson Memorial Window: Transfiguration of Christ (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.4: Fahys Memorial Window: The Nativity (1893) (Extant)
2.1.14.5: Gregg Memorial Window: Baptism of Christ (1894) (Extant)
2.1.14.6: Pease Memorial Window: Christ in the Temple (1895) (Extant)
2.1.14.7: Cuyler Memorial Window: Samuel and his Mother Hannah (1899) (Extant)
2.1.14.8: Hand Memorial Window: The Miracle of Creation (1917) (Extant)
2.1.14.9.a: Jellison and Harward Memorial Window: circular medallion with bible (1917) (Unknown)
2.1.14.9.b: Jellison and Harward Memorial Window: circular medallion with head of Christ (1917) (Unknown)

Item 2.1.14.1.a

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cuyler Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul Preaching at Athens [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, NYP1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [EAGLE1893B, NYTR1893B, LOC1894]
Memorial details: Rev. Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (10 Jan 1822 - 26 Feb 1909) [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, NYP1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893, WIKI]
Donor: friends [INSCRIPTION]
members of the parish [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, NYP1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Date: Unveiled 14 May 1893 [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, NYP1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Size: 24' high x 45' wide (all three parts) [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, NYP1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A]
Inscription: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. // This window has been erected by loving friends and dedicated to the thirty years' pastorate in this church of the Rev. Theodore Ledyard Cuyler, D.D. // For I determined not to know anything among you save Jesus Christ and Him crucified. [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Category: St. Paul
Location: upper gallery [ORG]
Cost: $3000 [EAGLE1893A, NYW1893]
Comment: Cuyler was alive when window was made so it was originally commemorative rather than memorial [DEDUCED]
There were erroneous reports that the window was designed by Tiffany and he wrote letters to newspapers to correct this [EAGLE1893B, NYTR1893B, NYP1893A]

Item 2.1.14.1.b

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cuyler Memorial Window
Theme: Moses the Law Giver [EAGLE1893A, AB1893, CU1893]
Law [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [EAGLE1893B, NYTR1893B]
Memorial details: Rev. Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (10 Jan 1822 - 26 Feb 1909) [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893, WIKI]
Donor: friends [INSCRIPTION]
members of the parish [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Date: Unveiled 14 May 1893 [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A]
Inscription: April 8th, 1860 [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Category: Moses
Location: upper gallery [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.1.c

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cuyler Memorial Window
Theme: John the Evangelist [EAGLE1893A, AB1893, CU1893]
Gospel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [EAGLE1893B, NYTR1893B]
Memorial details: Rev. Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (10 Jan 1822 - 26 Feb 1909) [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893, WIKI]
Donor: friends [INSCRIPTION]
members of the parish [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Date: Unveiled 14 May 1893 [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A]
Inscription: April 6th, 1890 [EAGLE1893A, NYTR1893A, AB1893, CU1893, NYW1893]
Category: St. John
Location: upper gallery [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.2

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Palmer Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Children [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Harold Irving Palmer [EAGLE1893C]
Donor: Lowell M. Palmer [EAGLE1893F]
Date: Unveiled 11 Jun 1893 [EAGLE1893C]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893C]
Inscription: In loving memory of Harold Irving Palmer - "Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of God." [EAGLE1893C]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: upper gallery [ORG]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]

Item 2.1.14.3

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Patterson Memorial Window
Theme: Transfiguration of Christ [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893D, EAGLE1893E, EAGLE1893F]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [EAGLE1893F]
Memorial details: nobody [EAGLE1893F]
Donor: Robert W. Patterson [EAGLE1893F, EAGLE1893D]
Date: Unveiled 5 Nov 1893 [EAGLE1893F, EAGLE1893D]
Size: about 17' high x 6' wide [EAGLE1893F]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893F]
Inscription: And he was transfigured before them [EAGLE1893F]
Category: Transfiguration
Location: upper gallery [ORG]
After design: Painting, "Transfiguration of Our Lord", by Raphael [EAGLE1893F, EAGLE1893D, ORG, PHOTO]

Item 2.1.14.4

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fahys Memorial Window
Theme: The Nativity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1893G, NYH1893]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Watson Fahys and Edith Parsons Fahys [EAGLE1893G, NYH1893, NYP1893B]
Donor: their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fahys [EAGLE1893G, NYH1893, NYP1893B]
Date: Unveiled 24 Dec 1893 [EAGLE1893G, NYP1893B]
or 25 Dec 1893 [NYH1893]
Size: 7'4" high x 5'9" wide [EAGLE1893G, NYH1893]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1893G, NYH1893]
Inscription: In memory of our dear children. / JOSEPH WATSON FAHYS and EDITH PARSONS FAHYS [EAGLE1893G, NYH1893]
Category: Nativity
Location: upper gallery [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.5

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gregg Memorial Window
Theme: Baptism of Christ [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1894]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Rev. David Gregg, D.D., the pastor of the church [EAGLE1894, NYTR1894]
Date: Dedicated 25 Feb 1894 [EAGLE1894, NYTR1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1894]
Inscription: "Jesus, being full of the Holy Ghost, returned from Jordan." - Luke iv:1 / "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased." - Matthew iii:17 / "Behold the Lamb of God."- John i:36 [EAGLE1894]
Category: Baptism
Location: upper gallery [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.6

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pease Memorial Window
Theme: Christ in the Temple [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1895, NYP1895, AS1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Lorin Pease (26 Jun 1835 - 25 Feb 1895) [EAGLE1895, NYP1895, AS1895]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 2 Jun 1895 [EAGLE1895, NYP1895, AS1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1895]
Inscription: In Memory of / GEORGE LORIN PEASE / Born June 26, 1835 - Died February 25, 1895 [EAGLE1895, NYP1895, AS1895]
Category: Disputation in the Temple
Location: upper gallery [ORG]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [ORG, PHOTO, AS1895]
Comment: Window was begun before death of Mr. Pease and was going to be donated by him [EAGLE1895, NYP1895, AS1895]

Item 2.1.14.7

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cuyler Memorial Window
Theme: Samuel and his Mother Hannah [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1899, EVAN1899, NYTR1899, BET1899]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [EAGLE1899, EVAN1899, NYTR1899, BET1899]
Memorial details: Louisa Frances Cuyler (25 Aug 1802 - 14 Sep 1887), mother of Dr. Theodore Cuyler [EAGLE1899, EVAN1899, NYTR1899, INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 22 Oct 1899 [EAGLE1899, EVAN1899, NYTR1899]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM // LOUISE FRANCES CUYLER. / MOTHER OF / REV. THEODORE L. CUYLER / AUG. 25, 1802 - SEPT. 14, 1887. / I have lent him to the Lord as / long as He liveth. [EAGLE1899, NYTR1899, PHOTO]
Category: Biblical Figure
Location: lower gallery [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hand Memorial Window
Theme: The Miracle of Creation [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Waller Hand (22 Oct 1856 - 28 Oct 1915) and Julia W. Hand (d. 1912) [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917, INSCRIPTION, EAGLE1915]
Donor: their daughters, Laura Waller Hand (Mrs. Robert W.) Anthony, Charlotte Hand, Dorothy Hand and Julia Hand (Mrs. Frederick Underwood) Conard [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917, EAGLE1910, EAGLE1915]
Date: Dedicated 28 Oct 1917 [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Size:
Inscription: MADE HEAVEN AND EARTH / CHARLES WALLER HAND / 1856 - 1915 (part of inscription only) [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Location: lecture room [ORG]

Item 2.1.14.9.a

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Jellison and Harward Memorial Window
Description: circular medallion with bible [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Georgianna B. Jellison and her sister, Charlotte G. Harward [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Donor: husband / brother-in-law, Zachariah Jellison [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Date: Dedicated 28 Oct 1917 [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: ministers' office [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B]

Item 2.1.14.9.b

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Jellison and Harward Memorial Window
Description: circular medallion with head of Christ [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Georgianna B. Jellison and her sister, Charlotte G. Harward [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Donor: husband / brother-in-law, Zachariah Jellison [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Date: Dedicated 28 Oct 1917 [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B, CONT1917]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: ministers' office [EAGLE1917A, EAGLE1917B]

References

AB1893: Architecture and Building (1893, Vol. XVIII, No. 21, p. 252)
AIA1978: AIA Guide to New York City, Norval White and Elliot Willensky (1978, p. 410)
AS1895: The American Stationer (6 Jun 1895, p. 1010)
BET1899: Boston Evening Transcript (24 Oct 1899, p. 7)
CONT1917: The Continent (8 Nov 1917, p. 1350)
CU1893: The Christian Union (27 May 1893, p. 1030)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1893A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 May 1893, p. 2)
EAGLE1893B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (16 May 1893, p. 9)
EAGLE1893C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (11 Jun 1893, p. 7)
EAGLE1893D: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (16 Oct 1893, p. 5)
EAGLE1893E: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (4 Nov 1893, p. 7)
EAGLE1893F: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (5 Nov 1893, p. 10)
EAGLE1893G: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (21 Dec 1893, p. 5)
EAGLE1894: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (25 Feb 1894, p. 2)
EAGLE1895: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1 Jun 1895, p. 7)
EAGLE1899: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (22 Oct 1899, p. 5)
EAGLE1910: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (8 Apr 1910, p. 7)
EAGLE1915: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (28 Oct 1915, p. 2)
EAGLE1917A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (27 Oct 1917, p. 9)
EAGLE1917B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (29 Oct 1917, p. 3)
EVAN1899: The Evangelist (2 Nov 1899, p. 4)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LOC1894: Library of Congress (ca. 1894, item 2011649765, photographic print)
NYH1893: New York Herald (26 Dec 1893, p. 11)
NYP1893A: New York Press (14 May 1893, p. 10)
NYP1893B: New York Press (31 Dec 1893)
NYP1895: New York Press (3 Jun 1895, p. 3)
NYTR1893A: New York Tribune (15 May 1893, p. 2)
NYTR1893B: New York Tribune (16 May 1893, p. 12)
NYTR1894: New York Daily Tribune (26 Feb 1894, p. 8)
NYTR1899: New York Daily Tribune (24 Oct 1899, p. 7)
NYW1893: New York World (14 May 1893, p. 26)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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