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

Item 21.18.1.1

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]
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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:
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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

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]
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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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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]
Record type: Window
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 (b. 23 Dec 1826) [LS1909, JOUR1910, BH1883, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Size:
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 and in memory of Rebecca Jane Parker, his wife and their daughter Elizabeth Mason [LS1909]
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.b

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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]
Record type: Window
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 (b. 23 Dec 1826) [BH1883, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
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 21.18.1.4.c

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]
Record type: Window
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 (b. 23 Dec 1826) [BH1883, WEB]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1909 [LS1909]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
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 21.18.1.5

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:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Paul

References

BH1883: Boston Herald (27 Jun 1883, Supplement, p. 1)
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 (1910, p. 278)
LS1909: The Lowell Sun (10 Apr 1909, p. 4)
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)
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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