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First United Methodist Church, Melrose, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.20.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 645 Main Street
Location: Melrose, Massachusetts 02176, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.45782, -71.06309
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1903-1904 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.20.1.1: Hunt Memorial Window: Ascension (1908) (Extant)

Item 21.20.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hunt Memorial Window (Anderson Memorial Window)
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 68
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BJ1908A, BJ1908B, SESS1908, NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908, NYO1908]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BJ1908A, BJ1908B]
Memorial details: Frank J. Hunt (d. 1 Jun 1900) [BJ1908A, BJ1908B, SESS1908]
Donor: his wife, Sarah Hunt (in a bequest) [BJ1908A, SESS1908, ORG]
Date: Exhibited ca. Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908, NYO1908]
Unveiled Easter Sunday, 19 Apr 1908 [BJ1908A, BJ1908B, SESS1908]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, BJ1908A, BJ1908B]
Inscription:
Category: Ascension
Location: back of church, over balcony [PHOTO]
Cost: the bequest was for $5000 [SESS1908]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Anderson Memorial Window so likely someone by that name organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

BJ1908A: Boston Journal (6 Apr 1908, p. 5)
BJ1908B: Boston Journal (20 Apr 1908, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYEP1908: New York Evening Post (18 Apr 1908, p. 8)
NYO1908: The New York Observer (23 Apr 1908, p. 540)
NYT1908: New York Times (15 Apr 1908)
ORG: Organisation
PB1908: Presbyterian Banner (16 Apr 1908, p. 1494)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SESS1908: Official Minutes of the One Hundred and Twelfth Session of the New England Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1908, p. 69)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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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