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Brown Memorial Baptist Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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

Site Id: 2.1.20
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): Washington Avenue Baptist Church
Address: 484 Washington Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11238, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.68426, -73.96523
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect: Ebenezer L. Roberts [NYT1890, EAGLE1891, NYT1891]
Also of interest: 1902 Good Samaritan window by Benjamin Sellers [EAGLE1902]
1911 mosaics behind pulpit by Walter Janes [NYT1911]

Site Items

2.1.20.1: Bedford Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
2.1.20.2: Patton Memorial Window: ornamental (1891) (Unknown)
2.1.20.3: Cotton Memorial Window: ornamental (1891) (Unknown)
2.1.20.4: Harding Memorial Window: symbolical (1891) (Unknown)
2.1.20.5: Roberts Memorial Window: The Pilgrims (1891) (Extant) item has a photo
2.1.20.6: Dingee Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1890) (Extant)
2.1.20.7: ornamental windows (Unknown)
2.1.20.8: Corning Memorial Window: The Light of the Cross (1891) (Unknown)

Item 2.1.20.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Bedford Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Same as item: Possibly 2.1.20.8

Item 2.1.20.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Patton Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
star of pale brown with a white jewel for its heart [NYH1891]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alfred Spencer Patton (12 Dec 1824 - 12 Jan 1888) [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 29 Mar 1891 [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: south side [NYH1891]

Item 2.1.20.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cotton Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
at the top a black cross in a gold circlet, in center the word "Love" in gold, at the bottom an anchor of red and blue [NYH1891]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hannah M. Cotton [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Donor: her husband, William H. Cotton [NYH1891]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 29 Mar 1891 [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: south side [NYH1891]

Item 2.1.20.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Harding Memorial Window
Description: symbolical [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
a shock of golden corn in a blue sky [NYH1891]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Robert Harding [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 29 Mar 1891 [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: north side [NYH1891]

Item 2.1.20.5

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Roberts Memorial Window:  The Pilgrims
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Roberts Memorial Window (Dingee Memorial Window)
Theme: The Pilgrims [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [NYH1891]
Memorial details: Ebenezer L. Roberts (d. 13 Mar 1890), the architect of the church, and a longtime deacon and trustee of the original congregation [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYT1890, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Donor: his daughter, Mrs. I.E. Hasbrouck, and the church [EAGLE1891, EAGLE1890B, NYT1890]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 29 Mar 1891 [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891]
Size: 40' high x 15' wide [NYT1891]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BEHOLD / I SEND / AN ANGEL / BEFORE / THEE / TO KEEP / THEE IN / THE WAY // AND TO / BRING / THEE / INTO THE / PLACE WHICH I HAVE PREPARED [PHOTO, ORG]
Category: Pilgrim
Location: north transept [EAGLE1891]
Restoration: Restored 2013-2014 by Rohlf's Stained and Leaded Glass Studio [WEB]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Dingee Memorial Window so either this was a mistake or a Dingee was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: Window damaged by a vandal, Nov 1926 [NYT1926]

Item 2.1.20.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dingee Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [NYH1891]
Memorial details: Peter M. Dingee [NYH1891, NYTR1891]
and his wife [EAGLE1890A]
Donor: their children [EAGLE1890A, NYH1891]
Date: Unveiled 6 Apr 1890 [EAGLE1890A]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection
Location: south transept [EAGLE1891]

Item 2.1.20.7

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 12
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 2.1.20.8

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Corning Memorial Window
Theme: The Light of the Cross [NYH1891]
Description: pearly cross set in the midst of blue rocks [NYH1891]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYH1891, NYTR1891]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Catharine J. Corning (d. 29 Oct 1889) [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 29 Mar 1891 [EAGLE1891, NYT1891, NYTR1891]
Size:
Inscription:
Location: south side [NYH1891]
Same as item: Possibly 2.1.20.1

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1890A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (8 Apr 1890, p. 1)
EAGLE1890B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 Mar 1890, p. 6)
EAGLE1891: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (27 Mar 1891, p. 5)
EAGLE1902: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (5 Jul 1902, p. 6)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NYH1891: New York Herald (19 Apr 1891, Brooklyn Supplement, p. 1)
NYT1890: New York Times (14 Mar 1890)
NYT1891: New York Times (19 Mar 1891, p. 8)
NYT1911: New York Times (12 Apr 1911)
NYT1926: New York Times (6 Dec 1926, p. 48)
NYTR1891: New York Daily Tribune (30 Mar 1891, p. 10)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
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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