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St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Maryland

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Site Id: 20.8.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 141 S. Potomac Street
Location: Hagerstown, Maryland 21740, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.64023, -77.722
Tiffany 1910: Page 62
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1795-1806 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

20.8.1.1: Mealey Memorial Window: Charity (Extant)
20.8.1.2: Kausler Memorial Window: Resurrection (1900) (Extant)
20.8.1.3: Mealey Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
20.8.1.4: Rouskulp Memorial Window: Christ Taking Leave of His Mother (1904) (Extant)

Item 20.8.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mealey Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 62
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co. [DT2013]
Other documentation: [HIST1906]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Frances Windsor Mealey (d. 2 Jul 1891, aged 71) [HIST1906, ORG, FINDAGRAVE, HMH1959]
Donor: her son, Edward Windsor Mealey [HIST1906, HMH1959]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Charity
Cost: $1300 [ORG]
$1350 [HIST1906]

Item 20.8.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kausler Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Rabboni [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 62
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co. copyright 1895 [DT2013]
Other documentation: [WDA1900, HIST1906]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: John H. Kausler (31 Aug 1823 - 26 Dec 1886) [WDA1900, HIST1906, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Prudence Kausler, and children Sally S. Kausler and John S. Kausler [HIST1906, ORG]
Date: Copyright 1895 [SIGNATURE]
Installed 1900 [WDA1900, DEDUCED]
Dedicated 1 Apr 1900 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Cost: $1500 [HIST1906]

Item 20.8.1.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Mealey Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 62
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 20.8.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rouskulp Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Taking Leave of His Mother [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 62
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York [DT2013]
Other documentation: [HIST1906]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: departed relatives of donor [HIST1906, ORG]
Donor: Rebecca Rouskulp [HIST1906, ORG]
Date: Installed 1904 [HIST1906]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ
Cost: $1400 [HIST1906]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (13 Jun 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1906: A History of Washington County, Marlyand, from the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time, Thomas J.C. Williams (1906, p. 573)
HMH1959: Hagerstown Morning Herald (21 May 1959, p. 24)
ORG: Organization
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)
WDA1900: Westminster Democratic Advocate (13 Jan 1900, p. 4)

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