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Plymouth 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: 2.1.74
Rating: 2 stars
Other name(s): Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
Address: 75 Hicks Street
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11201, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.69944, -73.99301
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:
Architect:
Also of interest: 1901 Hatch Memorial Window, "St. Paul and St. Barnabas", by Heinigke & Bowen, originally located in Church of the Pilgrims (SITE:2.1.23) [EAGLE1901A, EAGLE1901B, BL1901, PHOTO, DEDUCED]
1902 Storrs Memorial Window, "Ascension", by Heinigke & Bowen, originally located in Church of the Pilgrims (SITE:2.1.23) [EAGLE1901A, EAGLE1902A, EAGLE1902B, BL1902, PHOTO, DEDUCED]
1902 Stranahan Memorial Window, "Moses and Elijah", by Heinigke & Bowen, originally located in Church of the Pilgrims (SITE:2.1.23) [EAGLE1902C, PHOTO, DEDUCED]

Site Items

2.1.74.1: Chittenden Memorial Window: Scenes in the Life of Christ (1890) (Extant)
2.1.74.2: Thayer Memorial Window: Cornelius and the Angel (1897) (Extant)
2.1.74.3: Stillman Memorial Window: The Valiant Woman (1903) (Extant)
2.1.74.4: Cotton Memorial Window: The Resurrection Angel (1908) (Extant)

Item 2.1.74.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Chittenden Memorial Window
Theme: Scenes in the Life of Christ [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG_NEW]
Jewel Window [ORG_NEW]
Description: six medallions (The Angel's Song, The Three Wise Men, Aged Simeon and the Child Jesus, The Annunciation, Christ Praying, and Women Visiting the Tomb) [PHOTO, EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, NYH1891, AB1890]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, AB1890, NYTR1890]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [NYH1891]
Memorial details: Simeon Baldwin Chittenden (29 Mar 1814 - 14 Apr 1889) and his wife Mary Elizabeth Hartwell Chittenden (29 Sep 1818 - 3 Sep 1852) [EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, BRSU1890, NYTR1890, NYH1891, AB1890, INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: their son, Simeon B. Chittenden, Jr. [EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, BRSU1890, NYTR1890, NYH1891]
Date: Unveiled May 1890 [BRSU1890]
Size: 21' high x 9' wide [EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, NYTR1890, NYH1891, AB1890]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HOLINESS BECOMETH THINE / HOVSE O LORD / FOREVER // BEHOLD / I BRING YOV / GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY / WHICH / SHALL / BE TO ALL / PEOPLE / LVKE II // THE / HOLY GHOST / SHALL COME / VPON THEE / AND / THE / POWER OF THE / HIGHEST SHALL / OVERSHADOW / THEE // FOR / MINE EYES / HAVE SEEN / THY / SALVATION / LVKE II // COME / SEE THE / PLACE WHERE / THE / LORD LAY / MATT XXVIII // SIMEON BALDWIN CHITTENDEN / MARY HARTWELL CHITTENDEN [PHOTO]
Category: Medallion; Christ
Cost: in range $4000 to $5000 [EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890, NYTR1890]
History: Originally in Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.23) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, EAGLE1890, NYT1890, NYS1890]
Removed in ca. 1943 when building sold [ORG]
Installed in current location in 1953 [EAGLE1953, ORG]
Same as item: 2.1.23.1

Item 2.1.74.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thayer Memorial Window
Theme: Cornelius and the Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1897]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [EAGLE1897, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: George Alexander Thayer (1821-1895) [EAGLE1897, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 18 Apr 1897 [EAGLE1897]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THY / PRAYERS & // THINE ALMS ARE // COME VP FOR A // MEMORIAL BEFORE / GOD [PHOTO, EAGLE1897]
Category: Cornelius
History: Originally in Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.23) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, EAGLE1897]
Removed in ca. 1943 when building sold [ORG]
Installed in current location in 1953 [EAGLE1953, ORG]
Same as item: 2.1.23.2

Item 2.1.74.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stillman Memorial Window
Theme: The Valiant Woman [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1922, ORG_NEW]
The Virtuous Woman [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, BRSU1903A, BL1903]
Tiffany 1910: Page 16
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1922 has a photo of the window [TIFF1922]
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A, BRSU1903B, BL1903]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A]
Memorial details: Elizabeth Greenman Stillman [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A, BRSU1903B, BL1903]
Donor: her husband, Thomas E Stillman [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A]
Date: Dedicated 7 Jun 1903 (it was supposed to be dedicated 31 May but was delayed a week) [EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A, BRSU1903B, BL1903]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ELIZABETH G. STILLMAN // THE WOMAN THAT FEARETH / THE LORD SHE SHALL BE / PRAISED GIVE HER OF THE / FRUIT OF HER HANDS AND / LET HER OWN WORKS / PRAISE HER IN THE GATES [PHOTO]
Category: Valiant Woman
History: Originally in Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.23) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, EAGLE1903A, EAGLE1903B, EAGLE1903C, BRSU1903A]
Removed in ca. 1943 when building sold [ORG]
Installed in current location in 1953 [EAGLE1953, ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 and Tiffany 1922 say that the window is in Church of the Messiah, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.30), and so Tiffany Studios evidently confused the two churches [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1922, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 2.1.23.3; Presumably 2.1.30.6

Item 2.1.74.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cotton Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Read Haddock Cotton (May 1844 - 21 Jan 1908) [EAGLE1908, INSCRIPTION, NYS1908, WEB]
Donor: her (second) husband, Captain Gilbert Palmer Cotton [EAGLE1908, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 1 Nov 1908 [EAGLE1908]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART / FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD // IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY READ HADDOCK COTTON [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: Originally in Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.23) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Removed in ca. 1943 when building sold [ORG]
Installed in current location in 1953 [EAGLE1953, ORG]
Comment: There is another Tiffany window (WINDOW:29.2.1.1) in her memory in Church of the Transfiguration, Bretton Woods, NH (SITE:29.2.1) [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 2.1.23.4

References

AB1890: Architecture and Building (31 May 1890, p. 261)
BL1901: Brooklyn Life (12 Oct 1901, p. 14)
BL1902: Brooklyn Life (25 Jan 1902, p. 13-14)
BL1903: Brooklyn Life (6 Jun 1903, p. 5)
BRSU1890: Brooklyn Standard Union (17 May 1890, p. 5)
BRSU1903A: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (31 May 1903, p. 12)
BRSU1903B: Brooklyn Standard Union (1 Jun 1903, p. 7)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1890: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (18 Mar 1890, p. 6)
EAGLE1897: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (18 Apr 1897, Easter Supplement, p. 8-9)
EAGLE1901A: Brooklyn Eagle (22 Jul 1901, p. 1)
EAGLE1901B: Brooklyn Eagle (23 Sep 1901, p. 3)
EAGLE1902A: Brooklyn Eagle (14 Jan 1902, p. 3)
EAGLE1902B: Brooklyn Eagle (31 Mar 1902, p. 3)
EAGLE1902C: Brooklyn Eagle (3 Oct 1902, p. 16)
EAGLE1903A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (31 May 1903, p. 11)
EAGLE1903B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (6 Jun 1903, p. 5)
EAGLE1903C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (8 Jun 1903, p. 5)
EAGLE1908: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (31 Oct 1908, p. 10)
EAGLE1953: Brooklyn Eagle (15 Oct 1953, p. 8)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1891: New York Herald (19 Apr 1891, Brooklyn Supplement, p. 1)
NYS1890: New York Sun (3 Jun 1890, p. 7)
NYS1908: New York Sun (25 Jan 1908, p. 2)
NYT1890: New York Times (23 Mar 1890, p. 16)
NYTR1890: New York Daily Tribune (19 Mar 1890, p. 12)
ORG: Organisation
ORG_NEW: Organisation that is new owner
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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
TIFF1922: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios, (1922, second edition)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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