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Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 2.1.59
Rating: 1 star
Address: 200 Eastern Parkway
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11238, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.67114, -73.96352
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1897-1924 [AIA1978]
Architect: McKim, Mead & White [AIA1978]
Also of interest: 1912 window by Walter Cole Brigham, originally in Brooklyn Home for Aged Men and Couples (SITE:2.1.48) [EAGLE1912, EAGLE1948, ORG]

Site Items

2.1.59.1: Swalm Memorial Window: Dawn in the Woods in Springtime (1915) (Extant) item has a photo
2.1.59.2: Gardner Memorial Window: Sunset in Autumn Woods (1915) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 2.1.59.1

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Swalm Memorial Window:  Dawn in the Woods in Springtime
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Swalm Memorial Window (in Church of Our Father); Armed Forces Memorial Window (in All Souls Universalist Church)
Theme: Dawn in the Woods in Springtime [ORG]
Description: landscape [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Anna King Gardner Swalm (15 May 1840 - 2 Mar 1915) (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915, EAGLE1915B, EAGLE1915D, INSCRIPTION]
Men and Women of All Souls who saw service in the armed forces during World War II (176 at date of unveiling) (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944A, EAGLE1944C]
Donor: her son (from her first marriage), Howard E. Raymond (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915D]
Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Miller (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944C]
Date: Dedicated 14 Nov 1915 (in Church of Our Father) [BRSU1915, NYP1915, EAGLE1915D]
Unveiled 22 Oct 1944 (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944C]
Size: around 15' high x 4' wide [EAGLE1944A, EAGLE1944B, EAGLE1944C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: O gentle hands, so busy evermore. / With healing touch or helpful tenderness / 'Twas yours to lift the burdens others bore, / Your sole reward, the joy of helpfulness. // ANNA K. SWALM / MARCH 2, 1915 (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915A]
In honor of the men and women of All Souls who saw service in the armed forces during World War II (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944C]
Category: Landscape
History: Originally in Universalist Church of Our Father, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.71) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915]
From 1944 to 1997 in All Souls Universalist Church (SITE:2.1.67) at corner of Ditmas and Ocean Avenues, Brooklyn, NY [EAGLE1944A, EAGLE1944B, EAGLE1944C, CL1944, ORG]
From 1999 on show in museum on long-term (25 year) loan by All Souls [WEB, ORG]
Restoration: Mary Clerkin Higgins [MCH2013]
Comment: Top part of window reduced when moved from Church of Our Father to All Souls Universalist Church [EAGLE1915A, PHOTO]
Same as item: 2.1.67.1; 2.1.71.1
Organisation Id: L1996.16.1

Item 2.1.59.2

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Gardner Memorial Window:  Sunset in Autumn Woods
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gardner Memorial Window (in Church of Our Father); Fuchs Memorial Window (in All Souls Universalist Church)
Theme: Sunset in Autumn Woods [ORG]
Description: landscape [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph K. Gardner (10 Dec 1843 - 3 Feb 1915) (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915, EAGLE1915C, EAGLE1915D, INSCRIPTION]
Deacon John M. Fuchs and his wife (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944B]
Donor: his sisters, Mrs. Anna K. Swalm, Mrs. Henrietta Raymond and Mrs. Margaret B. Walker (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915D]
Fuchs and Brockway families (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1947]
Date: Dedicated 14 Nov 1915 (in Church of Our Father) [BRSU1915, NYP1915, EAGLE1915D]
Presented 15 Oct 1944 (in All Souls Universalist Church) [EAGLE1944B]
Size: around 15' high x 4' wide [EAGLE1944A, EAGLE1944B, EAGLE1944C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: JOSEPH K. GARDNER / FEBRUARY 3, 1915 (in Church of Our Father) [EAGLE1915A]
Category: Landscape
History: Originally in Universalist Church of Our Father, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.71) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, EAGLE1915A, BRSU1915, NYP1915, NYEP1915]
From 1944 to 1997 in All Souls Universalist Church (SITE:2.1.67) at corner of Ditmas and Ocean Avenues, Brooklyn, NY [EAGLE1944A, EAGLE1944B, EAGLE1944C, CL1944, ORG]
From 1999 on show in museum on long-term (25 year) loan by All Souls [WEB, ORG]
Restoration: Mary Clerkin Higgins [MCH2013]
Comment: Top part of window reduced when moved from Church of Our Father to All Souls Universalist Church [EAGLE1915A, PHOTO]
Same as item: 2.1.67.2; 2.1.71.2
Organisation Id: L1996.16.2

References

AIA1978: AIA Guide to New York City, Norval White and Elliot Willensky (1978, p. 442)
BRSU1915: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (13 Nov 1915, p. 3)
CL1944: Christian Leader (1944, p. 605)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1912: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (17 May 1912, p. 18)
EAGLE1915A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (12 Nov 1915, p. 1)
EAGLE1915B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (3 Mar 1915, p. 3)
EAGLE1915C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (4 Feb 1915, p. 3)
EAGLE1915D: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (15 Nov 1915, p. 16)
EAGLE1944A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (9 Sep 1944, p. 4)
EAGLE1944B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (16 Oct 1944, p. 10)
EAGLE1944C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (23 Oct 1944, p. 5)
EAGLE1947: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (8 Mar 1947, p. 4)
EAGLE1948: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 Mar 1948, p. 29)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MCH2013: Mary Clerkin Higgins website (10 Nov 2013)
NYEP1915: New York Evening Post (13 Nov 1915, p. 14)
NYP1915: New York Press (15 Nov 1915, p. 6)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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