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St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 2.1.17
Rating: 0 stars
Other name(s): Mission for Today Holy Tabernacle Church; New York City Church of Christ
Address: 306 Sixth Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11215, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.6722, -73.98065
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: 1896 [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Architect: LB Valk & Sons [WEB]
Also of interest:

Site Items

2.1.17.1: Schieren Memorial Window: Cross and Cherubs Heads (1896) (Extant)
2.1.17.2: mosaic and marble pulpit (1896) (Removed)
2.1.17.3: Luckenbach Memorial Lectern: mosaic and marble lectern (1896) (Removed)
2.1.17.4: Luckenbach Memorial Altar: mosaic and marble altar (1896) (Removed)

Item 2.1.17.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schieren Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Cherubs Heads [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Triumph of the Passion of Christ [EAGLE1896C, NYTR1896]
Tiffany 1910: Page 14
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B, EAGLE1896C, NYT1896, NYTR1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: Agnes Northrop [LOC1896]
Memorial details: Mary Louise Schieren (22 Nov 1871 - 14 Feb 1881) [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B, EAGLE1896C, NYT1896, BRSU1896, NYTR1896, INSCRIPTION]
Donor: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Schieren [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B, EAGLE1896C, NYT1896, BRSU1896, NYTR1896]
Date: Dedicated 15 Nov 1896 (with building) [EAGLE1896B, BRSU1896]
Size:
Lancets: 3 separate panes, each is 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Holy Holy Holy // In Memory of / Marie Louise Schieren // For of such is the Kingdom of Heaven // Born November 22 1871 / Died February 14 1881 [EAGLE1896C, LOC1896, MOBIA2012, PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B, EAGLE1896C, NYT1896]
Comment: The window was in place by May 1896 but the building itself was not ready by then [EAGLE1896C, NYTR1896]

Item 2.1.17.2

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

Status: Removed [TGM2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic and marble pulpit [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 lists the pulpit [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Women's Home and Foreign Missionary Society [EAGLE1896B]
Date: Dedicated 15 Nov 1896 (with building) [EAGLE1896B]
Size:
Inscription:
History: Removed from church when it was sold in 1949, unknown what then happened to pulpit [TGM2017]

Item 2.1.17.3

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

Status: Removed [TGM2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Luckenbach Memorial Lectern
Description: mosaic and marble lectern [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 lists the lectern [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Harry Lewis Luckenbach [EAGLE1896A]
Donor: aunt, Mrs. Edward Luckenbach [EAGLE1896B]
Date: Dedicated 15 Nov 1896 (with building) [EAGLE1896B]
Size:
Inscription:
History: Removed from church when it was sold in 1949, unknown what then happened to lectern [TGM2017]

Item 2.1.17.4

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

Status: Removed [TGM2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Luckenbach Memorial Altar
Description: mosaic and marble altar [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 lists the altar [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1896A, EAGLE1896B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Harry Lewis Luckenbach [EAGLE1896A]
Donor: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Luckenbach [EAGLE1896B]
Date: Dedicated 15 Nov 1896 (with building) [EAGLE1896B]
Size:
Inscription:
History: Removed from church when it was sold in 1949, unknown what then happened to altar [TGM2017]

References

BRSU1896: Brooklyn Standard Union (13 Nov 1896, p. 5)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1896A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (13 Sep 1896, p. 11)
EAGLE1896B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (16 Nov 1896, p. 7)
EAGLE1896C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (22 May 1896, p. 4)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LOC1896: Library of Congress (ca. 1896, item 2011649757, photographic print)
MOBIA2012: Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion (MOBIA), Patricia C. Pongracz (ed.) (2012, p. 174-175)
NYT1896: New York Times (25 Apr 1896, p. 5)
NYTR1896: New York Daily Tribune (23 May 1896, p. 14)
PHOTO: Photo of item
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 229)
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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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