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Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 2.1.9
Rating: Unrated
Other name(s): Church of the Transfiguration
Address: 263 Marcy Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11211, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.70541, -73.95609
Tiffany 1910: Page 13 and 15
Duncan 1980: Page 202 and 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list "gable and porch lights" [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910 lists this church twice, once on page 13 and once on page 15 [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Low
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1889-1892 [NYT1892]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

2.1.9.1: Four Evangelists (1892) (Unknown)
2.1.9.2: St. Agnes (1892) (Extant)
2.1.9.3: St. Cecilia (1892) (Extant)
2.1.9.4: St. Mary Magdalene (1892) (Unknown)
2.1.9.5: Madonna and Child (1892) (Unknown)
2.1.9.6: St. Dominic (Unknown)
2.1.9.7: St. Peter and Paul (1892) (Extant)
2.1.9.8: ornamental windows (Unknown)
2.1.9.9: St. Augustine (Unknown)
2.1.9.10: St. Patrick (Unknown)
2.1.9.11: St. Denis of France (Unknown)
2.1.9.12: St. Boniface (Unknown)
2.1.9.13: St. John the Baptist (Unknown)

Item 2.1.9.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: medallions [EAGLE1892]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Evangelists

Item 2.1.9.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Agnes [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892, NYT1892]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Agnes
Location: near confessional [EAGLE1892]

Item 2.1.9.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Cecilia [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892, NYT1892]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Cecilia
Location: near confessional [EAGLE1892]
After design: Central figure in ca. 1516-1517 painting by Raphael [PHOTO, WIKI]

Item 2.1.9.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Mary Magdalene [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892, NYT1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Mary Magdalene

Item 2.1.9.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Madonna and Child [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892, NYT1892]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Madonna
Location: side entrance [EAGLE1892]

Item 2.1.9.6

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Dominic [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Dominic

Item 2.1.9.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Peter and (St.) Paul [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Oct 1892 (with building) [EAGLE1892, NYT1892]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Peter; St. Paul
Location: main entrance [EAGLE1892]

Item 2.1.9.8

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 13
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Page 11
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Comment: There are two 1892 rose windows on either side of the transept, and possibly these are by Tiffany [EAGLE1892, DEDUCED]

Item 2.1.9.9

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Augustine [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Augustine

Item 2.1.9.10

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Patrick [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Patrick

Item 2.1.9.11

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Denis of France [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Denis

Item 2.1.9.12

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Boniface [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Boniface

Item 2.1.9.13

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: St. John the Baptist [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 15
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Baptism

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1892: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (23 Oct 1892, p. 4)
NYT1892: New York Times (24 Oct 1892)
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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