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St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Lowell, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.18.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 8 Kirk Street
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts 01852, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.64621, -71.3115
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 41
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1824 [ORG]
Architect: Kirk Boott [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.18.1.1: Parker Memorial Window: St. Peter (1892) (Extant) item has a photo
21.18.1.2: Burke Memorial Window: Resurrection Morning (1898) (Extant)
21.18.1.3: Chambré Memorial Window: Cherubs' Heads (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
21.18.1.4.a: Edson Memorial Window: St. Ann (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
21.18.1.4.b: Edson Memorial Window: Ascension (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
21.18.1.4.c: Edson Memorial Window: Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
21.18.1.5: Tweed Memorial Window: St. Paul (Unknown)

Item 21.18.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Parker Memorial Window
Theme: St. Peter [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 41
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1893]
Designer:
Memorial details: John Milton Grosvenor Parker (10 Sep 1826 - 10 Jun 1888) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1893, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Dolly Maria Hildreth Parker [INSCRIPTION, CHU1893, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Installed ca. Dec 1892 [INSCRIPTION, CHU1893]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN MILTON GROSVENOR PARKER / ERECTED BY HIS WIFE / 1892 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Peter

Item 21.18.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Burke Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Morning [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition for the angel [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Grace W. Burke (d. 3 Mar 1885), William A. Burke (d. 28 Mar 1887) and Catherine C. Burke (d. 13 Jan 1898) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Installed 1898 [ORG]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory // of God and in Loving // Memory of // Grace W Burke / Died March 3 1885 // William A Burke / Died May 28 1887 // Catherine C Burke / Died Jan 13 1898 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection without Christ

Item 21.18.1.3

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Chambré Memorial Window:  Cherubs' Heads
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Chambré Memorial Window
Theme: Cherubs' Heads [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1908]
Designer:
Memorial details: three Chambré children [INSCRIPTION, CHU1908]
Donor: their parents, Rev. Dr. Albert St. John Chambré and Harriet Lancaster Chambré [CHU1908, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1908 [CHU1908]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD // IN MEMORY OF CHILDREN OF DR. & MRS. CHAMBRÉ [PHOTO]
Category: Cherubs
Restoration: Restored 1994 by Lyn Hovey Studio [WEB]
Comment: Severely damaged in the late 1980s [WEB]

Item 21.18.1.4.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Edson Memorial Window (Cushing Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Ann(e) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LS1909, JOUR1910]
Designer:
Memorial details: Theodore Edson (24 Aug 1793 - 25 Jun 1883), Rebecca Jane Parker Edson (19 Apr 1790 - 1876), and their daughter, Elizabeth Mason Edson (23 Dec 1826 - 6 Nov 1908) [INSCRIPTION, LS1909, JOUR1910, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and In Memory of / Theodore Edson Priest and Doctor / Rector of this Parish from 1824 to 1883 [PHOTO, LS1909]
Category: St. Anne
Location: chancel, left [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Cushing Memorial Window so likely someone by that name organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.18.1.4.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Edson Memorial Window (Cushing Memorial Window)
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LS1909, JOUR1910]
Designer:
Memorial details: Theodore Edson (24 Aug 1793 - 25 Jun 1883), Rebecca Jane Parker Edson (19 Apr 1790 - 1876), and their daughter, Elizabeth Mason Edson (23 Dec 1826 - 6 Nov 1908) [INSCRIPTION, LS1909, JOUR1910, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ascension
Location: chancel, center [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Cushing Memorial Window so likely someone by that name organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.18.1.4.c

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Edson Memorial Window:  Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Edson Memorial Window (Cushing Memorial Window)
Theme: Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child [ORG, LS1909, JOUR1910]
St. Elizabeth [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LS1909, JOUR1910]
Designer:
Memorial details: Theodore Edson (24 Aug 1793 - 25 Jun 1883), Rebecca Jane Parker Edson (19 Apr 1790 - 1876), and their daughter, Elizabeth Mason Edson (23 Dec 1826 - 6 Nov 1908) [INSCRIPTION, LS1909, JOUR1910, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: and In Memory of / Rebecca Jane Parker his wife and / their daughter Elizabeth Mason [PHOTO, LS1909]
Category: Mary; St. Elizabeth
Location: chancel, right [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Cushing Memorial Window so likely someone by that name organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.18.1.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Tweed Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Inscription:
Category: St. Paul

References

CHU1893: The Churchman (14 Jan 1893, p. 49)
CHU1908: The Churchman (28 Nov 1908, p. 768)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JOUR1910: Journal of the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts (1910, p. 278)
LS1909: The Lowell Sun (10 Apr 1909, 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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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

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