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Trinity Church, Lenox, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.16.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 88 Walker Street
Location: Lenox, Massachusetts 01240, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.35465, -73.28167
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1885-1888 [HIST1895]
Architect: Colonel R.T. Auchmuty [HIST1895]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.16.1.1: Field Memorial Window: St. Cecilia (1888) (Extant) item has a photo
21.16.1.2: McIlvaine Memorial Window: ornamental window (1888) (Extant) item has a photo
21.16.1.3: ornamental rose window (1888) (Extant) item has a photo
21.16.1.4: Arthur Memorial Window: cross and four doves (1888) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.16.1.1

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Field Memorial Window:  St. Cecilia
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Field Memorial Window
Description: St. Cecilia [PHOTO]
ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1888, BDA1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Caroline Cushing Wilde Field (5 Jun 1830 - 23 Mar 1887) [INSCRIPTION, BH1888, BDA1888]
Donor: John E. Parsons [BH1888, BDA1888]
Date: In place when church consecrated, 18 Jun 1888 [BH1888, BDA1888]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CAROLINE CUSHING WILDE / WIFE OF THE REV JUSTIN FIELD / RECTOR OF THIS CHURCH / BORN JUNE 5 1830 DIED MARCH 23 1887 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: St. Cecilia; Ornamental
Cost: $1000 [BH1888, BDA1888]
After design: ca. 1515 painting, the Ecstasy of St. Cecilia, by Raphael [PHOTO]

Item 21.16.1.2

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McIlvaine Memorial Window:  ornamental window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McIlvaine Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1888, BDA1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Caroline Salles McIlvaine (12 April 1802 - 16 Jun 1882) [INSCRIPTION, BH1888, BDA1888]
Donor: John E. Parsons [BH1888, BDA1888]
Date: In place when church consecrated, 18 Jun 1888 [BH1888, BDA1888]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: CATHARINE SALLES MCILVAINE / BORN IN LEXINGTON KENTUCKY / APRIL 12TH 1802 / DIED AT FARIBAULT MINNESOTA / JUNE 16TH 1882 / FOR MANY YEARS A DEVOUT ATTENDANT / UPON THE SERVICES OF THIS CHURCH [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.16.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental rose window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: children of the parish [BERKS1887, ORG]
Date: In place when church consecrated, 18 Jun 1888 [BERKS1887, DEDUCED]
Size:
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window

Item 21.16.1.4

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Arthur Memorial Window:  cross and four doves
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Arthur Memorial Window
Description: cross and four doves [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 67
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1888, BDA1888, NYT1888, NYTR1888, NYH1888, NYS1888, NYP1888, NYE1888, CHU1888, CRIT1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: President Chester Alan Arthur (5 Oct 1830 - 18 Nov 1886) [INSCRIPTION, BH1888, BDA1888, NYT1888, NYTR1888, NYH1888, NYS1888, NYP1888, NYE1888, CHU1888, CRIT1888]
Donor: Frelinghuysens [BH1888, BDA1888, NYP1888]
his friends [NYT1888, NYH1888]
Date: In place when church consecrated, 18 Jun 1888 [BH1888, BDA1888, NYT1888, NYTR1888, NYH1888, NYS1888, NYP1888]
Size: 9' high x 5' wide [NYT1888, NYH1888, NYS1888, NYE1888]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR. / TWENTY FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. / BORN OCT 5TH 1830. DIED NOV 18TH 1886. / AND FINALLY AFTER THIS LIFE TO ATTAIN / EVERLASTING JOY AND FELICITY THROUGH / JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD. AMEN. [PHOTO, BH1888, BDA1888, NYT1888, NYTR1888, NYH1888, NYS1888, NYE1888]
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 77) quotes the 1888 New York Herald article [NYH1888, TIFF1897]

References

BDA1888: Boston Daily Advertiser (19 Jun 1888, p. 5)
BERKS1887: The Book of Berkshire, Describing and Illustrating its Hills and Homes (1887, p. 52-53)
BH1888: Boston Herald (20 Jun 1888, p. 3)
CHU1888: The Churchman (28 Jul 1888, p. 122)
CRIT1888: The Critic (9 Jun 1888, p. 285)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1895: History of Trinity Church, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1763-1895 (1895, p. 34)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYE1888: The New York Evangelist (14 Jun 1888, p. 8)
NYH1888: New York Herald (6 Jun 1888, p. 4)
NYP1888: New York Press (20 Jun 1888, p. 2)
NYS1888: New York Sun (7 Jun 1888, p. 4)
NYT1888: New York Times (6 Jun 1888, p. 8)
NYTR1888: New York Daily Tribune (7 Jun 1888, p. 4)
ORG: Organization
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)

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