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Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, Maryland

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Site Id: 20.2.12
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 1316 Park Avenue
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21217, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.30652, -76.62414
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1869-1870 [HIST1945]; 1905 [HIST1945]; 1930-1931 [HIST1945]
Architect: Hutton and Murdock [HIST1945]; Alfred H. Taylor [HIST1945]; Ralph Adams Cram [HIST1945]
Also of interest: 1905 "Young David" Bruton Memorial Window designed by Edward Peck Sperry and made by Gorham Company [BS1905D, WEST1905B, NYO1905B]
1905 "I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes" Mallory Memorial Window designed by Edward Peck Sperry and made by Gorham Company [NYO1905A, NYO1906]
"I Am the Vine" Amidon Memorial Window made by Church Glass and Decorating Company [ORG]
1905 "The Lord Is My Shepherd" Carter Memorial Window by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company and William Willet [ORG]
1931 "The Good Shepherd" Gary Memorial Window made by Wilbur H. Burnham Studios [ORG]

Site Items

20.2.12.1: Hanway Memorial Window: Christ Walking on Water (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.2: Wilson Memorial Window: St. Gabriel (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.3: Von Lingen Memorial Window: St. John (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.4: Bandel Memorial Window: Gethsemene (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.5: Brooks Memorial Window: Come Unto Me (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.6: Fenton Memorial Window: Lead Kindly Light (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.7: Robbins Memorial Window: Praise (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.8: Black Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.9: Smith Memorial Window: Annunciation to Shepherds (1905) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.10: Babcock Memorial Window: Holy City (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
20.2.12.11: Mallory Memorial Window: The Baptism of Christ (1916) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 20.2.12.1

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Hanway Memorial Window:  Christ Walking on Water
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hanway Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Walking on Water [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
I Am the Way [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William A. Hanway (16 Dec 1863 - 10 Mar 1909) and Mary Hanway (30 Mar 1839 - 17 Apr 1900) [ORG]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I am the Way the Truth and the Life / In Memoriam William A. Hanway December 16, 1863 - March 10, 1909 Mary Hanway March 30, 1839 - April 17, 1900 [ORG, PHOTO]
Category: Christ Walking on Water
Restoration: Cleaned and outer protective cover replaced, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]

Item 20.2.12.2

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Wilson Memorial Window:  St. Gabriel
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wilson Memorial Window
Theme: St. Gabriel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BA1906B]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BA1906B]
Memorial details: John Wilson (3 Mar 1841 - 1 Nov 1899) [INSCRIPTION, BA1906B]
Donor: his wife and children [BA1906B]
Date: Unveiled Thanksgiving Day, 29 Nov 1906 [BA1906B]
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BEHOLD I SHOW YOU A MYSTERY // Born / Falkirk Scotland / March 3 1841 // In Memoriam / John Wilson // Died Baltimore Maryland / November 1 1899 [PHOTO]
Category: Gabriel
Restoration: Partially restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]

Item 20.2.12.3

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Von Lingen Memorial Window:  St. John
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Von Lingen Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [PB1908, NYO1908]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Albert von Lingen (4 Jul 1838 - 26 Jun 1907) [INSCRIPTION, BALT1912]
Donor:
Date: Exhibited ca. Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908, NYO1908]
Unveiled ca. Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908]
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: What thou seest write in a book // To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of / George Albert von Lingen [PHOTO]
Category: St. John
Restoration: Partially restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]

Item 20.2.12.4

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Bandel Memorial Window:  Gethsemene
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bandel Memorial Window (Stone Memorial Window)
Theme: Gethsemene [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [PB1908, NYO1908]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Small Bandel (1872-1907) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Exhibited ca. Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908, NYO1908]
Unveiled ca. Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908]
Size: 5' high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "NOT MY WILL, BUT THINE." / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / 1872 - GEORGE SMALL BANDEL - 1907 [PHOTO]
Category: Gethsemane
Restoration: Cleaned and outer protective cover replaced, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Stone Memorial Window, so possibly Rev. John Timothy Stone, pastor at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.5

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Brooks Memorial Window:  Come Unto Me
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brooks Memorial Window (McCormick Memorial Window)
Theme: Come Unto Me [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
If I Be Lifted Up [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BA1906B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Walter Booth Brooks (27 May 1823 - 17 Jan 1896) and Caroline Cole Brooks (20 Nov 1825 - 1904) [ORG, BA1906B, BALT1912, WEB]
Donor: their daughter, Mrs. William G. McCormick [BA1906B]
Date: Unveiled Thanksgiving Day, 29 Nov 1906 [BA1906B]
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: If I Be Lifted Up From the Earth Will Draw All Men Unto Me // To the Glory of God and in Memory of Walter Booth Brooks 1823-1896 Caroline Cole Brooks 1825-1904 [ORG, BA1906B]
Category: Christ
Restoration: Partially restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the McCormick Memorial Window because Mrs. McCormick was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.6

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Fenton Memorial Window:  Lead Kindly Light
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fenton Memorial Window (Kerr Memorial Window)
Theme: Lead Kindly Light [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Aaron Fenton (1799-1880) and Rebecca H. Fenton (1820-1901) [ORG, BS1905B]
Donor: their children, Matthew C. Fenton, J. Norman Fenton, Mrs. F. Henry Beggs, Mrs. Frank Kerr [BS1905B]
Date: ca. 1905 [BS1905B]
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and in memory of / 1799 Aaron Fenton 1880 1820 Rebecca H. Fenton 1901 [ORG, PHOTO]
Category: Faith
Restoration: Partially restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Kerr Memorial Window because Mrs. Kerr was one of the donors and likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.7

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Robbins Memorial Window:  Praise
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Robbins Memorial Window (Hoffman Memorial Window)
Theme: Praise [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The New Creation [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Eldredge Hyde Robbins (1819-1884), Horace Wolcott Robbins (1815-1878) and their daughter, Fannie Bell Robbins (1856-1908) [INSCRIPTION, BS1908A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their relatives [BS1908A, BS1908B]
Date: Installed autumn 1908 [BS1908B]
Size: 17'8" high x 9'6" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Unto thy name, O Lord, give glory // Mary Eldredge Robbins / 1819 1884 // Horace Wolcott Robbins / 1815 1878 // Fannie Bell Robbins / 1856 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Praise
Restoration: Restored, Artisan Glass Works, 2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hoffman Memorial Window, so possibly Frederick A. Hoffman, on the committee which oversaw the 1905 building extension, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.8

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Black Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Children
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Black Memorial Window (Hoffman Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1906C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Gary Black (1904-1905) [INSCRIPTION, BS1906C, BS1906D]
Donor: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Van Lear Black [BS1906C, BS1906D]
Date: Dedicated 15 Apr 1906 [BS1906C, BS1906D]
Size: 52" diameter [ORG]
about 5' diameter [BS1906D]
nearly 6' diameter [BS1906C]
Inscription: Suffer little children to come unto me // To the Glory of God and in loving memory of James Gary Black 1904 1905 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]
Restoration: Cleaned and outer protective cover replaced, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hoffman Memorial Window, so possibly Frederick A. Hoffman, on the committee which oversaw the 1905 building extension, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.9

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Smith Memorial Window:  Annunciation to Shepherds Smith Memorial Window:  Annunciation to Shepherds Smith Memorial Window:  Annunciation to Shepherds
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window (Hoffman Memorial Window)
Theme: Annunciation to Shepherds [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BA1905]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BS1905D, BA1905]
Memorial details: Benjamin Franklin Smith (1827-1899) [INSCRIPTION, BS1905B, BS1905C, BS1905D, BA1905]
Donor: his wife [BS1905B]
Date: In place when extended building opened, 15 Oct 1905 [BS1905C, BS1905D, BA1905]
Size: 30' high x 16' wide [ORG, PHOTO]
29' high x 16' wide [BS1905B, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "Fear not, for behold I / bring you good tid- / ings of great joy." // 1827 Benjamin Franklin Smith 1899 / "The memory of the just is blessed." // "Glory to God in the high- / est, and on earth peace, / good will toward men." [PHOTO]
Category: Annunciation
Restoration: Restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hoffman Memorial Window, so possibly Frederick A. Hoffman, on the committee which oversaw the 1905 building extension, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.10

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Babcock Memorial Window:  Holy City Babcock Memorial Window:  Holy City
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Babcock Memorial Window (Hoffman Memorial Window)
Theme: Holy City [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BA1905, BS1905D, BS1906A, BA1906A, BS1906B]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BS1905D, BA1905, IS1906]
Memorial details: Maltbie Davenport Babcock (3 Aug 1858 - 18 May 1901) [INSCRIPTION, BS1905A, BS1905B, BS1905D, WEST1905A, ASR1905, BS1906B, BS1905C, BA1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [BS1905A, BS1905B]
Date: Design copyright 1905 [IS1906]
Dedicated 4 Feb 1906 [BS1906A, BA1906A, BS1906B]
Size: 30' high x 16' wide [ORG, PHOTO]
29' high x 16' wide [BS1905B, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Born / 1858 // Died 1901 // Maltbie Davenport Babcock / "Not disobedient unto the heavenly vision." // Minister in this Church / 1887 1899 [PHOTO, BS1906B]
Category: Holy City
Restoration: Restored, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hoffman Memorial Window, so possibly Frederick A. Hoffman, on the committee which oversaw the 1905 building extension, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.12.11

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Mallory Memorial Window:  The Baptism of Christ
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mallory Memorial Window
Theme: The Baptism of Christ [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed and dated 1916 [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mrs. D.D. Mallory (19 Jul 1840 - 31 Jul 1914) and Dwight A. Mallory (23 Sep 1874 - 19 Nov 1915) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1916 [SIGNATURE]
Size: 12'6" high x 4'3" wide [ORG, PHOTO]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Mrs D D Mallory / Born July 19 1840 / Died July 31 1914 // Dwight A Mallory / Born September 23 1874 / Died November 19 1915 [PHOTO]
Category: Baptism
Restoration: Cleaned and outer protective cover replaced, Hauser Art Glass Inc., 2002-2003 [ORG]

References

ASR1905: Auburn Seminary Record (10 Nov 1905, p. 327)
BA1905: Baltimore American (16 Oct 1905, p. 14)
BA1906A: Baltimore American (3 Feb 1906, p. 14)
BA1906B: Baltimore American (29 Nov 1906, p. 15)
BALT1912: Baltimore: its history and its people (1912, Vol. II, p. 71, 80)
BS1905A: Baltimore Sun (25 May 1905, p. 12)
BS1905B: Baltimore Sun (17 Jun 1905, p. 12)
BS1905C: Baltimore Sun (15 Oct 1905, p. 16)
BS1905D: Baltimore Sun (16 Oct 1905, p. 12)
BS1906A: Baltimore Sun (3 Feb 1906, p. 7)
BS1906B: Baltimore Sun (5 Feb 1906, p. 9)
BS1906C: Baltimore Sun (14 Apr 1906, p. 7)
BS1906D: Baltimore Sun (16 Apr 1906, p. 6)
BS1908A: Baltimore Sun (13 Jun 1908, p. 7)
BS1908B: Baltimore Sun (22 Aug 1908, p. 7)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1945: A History of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church 1870-1945, L. Irving Pollitt (1945, p. 8, 34, 84-85, 150-151)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IS1906: The International Studio, Coloured Glass Windows - The Supremacy of the Modern School, W.H. Thomas (Aug 1906, Vol. XXIX, Number 114, p. XLVIII)
NYEP1908: New York Evening Post (18 Apr 1908, p. 8)
NYO1905A: The New York Observer (20 Apr 1905, p. 503-505)
NYO1905B: The New York Observer (26 Oct 1905, p. 544)
NYO1906: The New York Observer (26 Apr 1906, cover and p. 524)
NYO1908: The New York Observer (23 Apr 1908, p. 540)
NYT1908: New York Times (15 Apr 1908)
ORG: Organization
PB1908: Presbyterian Banner (16 Apr 1908, p. 1494)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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
WEST1905A: The Westminster (17 Jun 1905, p. 25)
WEST1905B: The Westminster (25 Nov 1905, p. 32)

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