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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Baltimore, Maryland

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: 20.2.1
Rating: 2 stars
Other name(s): Old St. Paul's Baltimore
Address: 233 Charles Street
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.29208, -76.61505
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1854-1856 [NRHP1972]
Architect: Richard Upjohn [NRHP1972]
Also of interest: 1902 window over the altar by Maitland Armstrong [BS1902, NYEP1902, VOGUE1902]

Site Items

20.2.1.1: Whittingham Memorial Window: St. Augustine and His Mother (1892) (Extant)
20.2.1.2: Holy Spirit (Extant)
20.2.1.3: Bonsal Memorial Window: Three Marys at the Tomb (Extant)
20.2.1.4: Chatard Memorial Window: Angel of Faith (Extant)
20.2.1.5: Mayer Memorial Window: Faith (Extant)
20.2.1.6: Pleasants Memorial Window: Hope (Extant)
20.2.1.7: Potts Memorial Window: St. Luke (1892) (Extant)
20.2.1.8: Harwood Memorial Window: Benediction (Extant)
20.2.1.9: Wyatt Memorial Window: ornamental with Christ's Head (Extant)
20.2.1.10: peacock mosaic (1902) (Extant)

Item 20.2.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Whittingham Memorial Window
Theme: St. Augustine and His Mother [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1892, BS1892, FDN1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Bishop William Rollinson Whittingham (2 Dec 1805 - 17 Oct 1879) [NYTR1892, BS1892, FDN1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: children of the parish [NYTR1892, BS1892, FDN1892]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1892 [BS1892, FDN1892]
Size:
Inscription: O, MY MOTHER, I DO BELIEVE THAT / THROUGH THY PRAYERS GOD GAVE / ME THE MIND TO PREFER ABOVE ALL / THINGS THE DISCOVERY OF THE / TRUTH, TO CHOOSE, TO THINK OF, TO / LOVE, NAUGHT ELSE. ST. AUGUSTINE [BS1892, PHOTO]
on brass plate beneath window: To the honour of God and in loving memory of His servant, William Rollinson Whittingham, fourth Bishop of Maryland, 1840-1879. From the children of St. Paul's Church. 1892. [BS1892]
Category: St. Augustine; St. Monica
Location: chapel [HIST1993]

Item 20.2.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Holy Spirit [HIST1993]
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 20.2.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bonsal Memorial Window
Theme: Three Marys at the Tomb [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Stephen Bonsal (2 Feb 1831 - 13 Feb 1893) and Frances Land Leigh Bonsal (27 Jan 1836 - 13 Jun 1891) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HE IS NOT HERE HE IS RISEN // TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / STEPHEN BONSAL / BORN FEB 2 1831 - DIED FEB 13 1893 / AND OF HIS WIFE / FRANCES LAND LEIGH / BORN JAN 27 1836 - DIED JUN 13 1891 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection without Christ

Item 20.2.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Chatard Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Faith
Location: south tower [ORG]
Comment: The window is located in an area not open to the public [ORG]

Item 20.2.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mayer Memorial Window
Theme: Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel of Hope [HIST1993]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Frederick Mayer (ca. 1834 - 24 Feb 1904) and Susan Douglas Keim Mayer (28 Dec 1833 - 23 Mar 1896) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1904, WEB]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / CHARLES F. MAYER / SUSAN DOUGLAS MAYER / "BLESSED ARE THEY WHICH HAVE NOT / SEEN AND YET HAVE BELIEVED" [PHOTO]
Category: Faith

Item 20.2.1.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pleasants Memorial Window (Pennington Memorial Window)
Theme: Hope [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel of Faith [HIST1993]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jacob Hall Pleasants (20 Oct 1822 - 20 Aug 1901) and his daughter, Evelyn Pleasants (d. 2 Dec 1901) [INSCRIPTION, WEB, BS1901]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / J. HALL PLEASANTS / EVELYN PLEASANTS / "THE HOPE OF THE RIGHTEOUS / SHALL BE GLADNESS." [PHOTO]
Category: Hope
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Pennington Window so likely Margaret Pleasants Pennington, another daughter of Mr. Pleasants, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.1.7

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Potts Memorial Window
Theme: St. Luke [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 37
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1892, FDN1892, AABN1892]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Potts (d. 1848), his wife, Jane Alexander Potts (d. 1883), two sons, Richard Potts (d. Jul 1891) and Dr. William A.C. Potts (d. 1878), and a daughter Susan Campbell Potts (d. 1878) [BS1892, FDN1892]
Donor: the two surviving daughters / sisters [BS1892, FDN1892]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1892 [BS1892, FDN1892]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the honour of God and in loving memory of William Potts, Baltimore, 1848, and Jane Alexander, his wife, 1883, and their children Richard Potts, C.E., Chicago, 1891. William A.C. Potts, Division Surgeon, C.S.A., volunteer physician, Vicksburgh, 1878. Susan Campbell Potts, Vicksburg, 1878. [BS1892, FDN1892]
Category: St. Luke

Item 20.2.1.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Harwood Memorial Window (Williams Memorial Window)
Theme: Benediction [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Saint Anne with the Blessed Virgin Mary [HIST1993]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Kemp Harwood (12 Sep 1824 - 19 Dec 1895) and Henrietta Glenn Harwood (1835-1885) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Williams family [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JAMES KEMP HARWOOD / AND / HENRIETTA GLENN HARWOOD [PHOTO]
Category: Benediction; St. Anne; Mary
Location: chapel [HIST1993]

Item 20.2.1.9

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wyatt Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with Christ's Head [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Christ
Comment: The head of Christ is a glass panel from the previous church building, destroyed by fire in 1854 [HIST1993]

Item 20.2.1.10

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: peacock mosaic [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1902 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:
Location: behind altar [ORG]

References

AABN1892: American Architect and Building News (3 Dec 1892, p. 149)
BS1892: Baltimore Sun (12 Aug 1892, p. 8)
BS1901: Baltimore Sun (20 Dec 1901, p. 7)
BS1902: Baltimore Sun (21 Jun 1902, p. 7)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FDN1892: Frederick Daily News (13 Aug 1892, p. 5)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1993: The Voice of This Calling: Saint Paul's Parish - Baltmore, Maryland 1692 - 1992, Jacques Kelly (1993)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NRHP1972: National Register of Historic Places, Catharine F. Black and Pamela Cohen (1972)
NYEP1902: New York Evening Post (10 May 1902, p. 15)
NYT1904: New York Times (25 Feb 1904)
NYTR1892: New York Daily Tribune (12 Jun 1892, 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)
VOGUE1902: Vogue (15 May 1902, p. 533)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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