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First Churches of Northampton, Northampton, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.28.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): Congregational Church
Address: 129 Main Street
Location: Northampton, Massachusetts 01060, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.31917, -72.63105
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1888 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.28.1.1: Parsons Memorial Window: The Stream of Life (1899) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.28.1.1

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Parsons Memorial Window:  The Stream of Life
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Parsons Memorial Window (James Memorial Window)
Theme: The Stream of Life [ORG]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / *** FOURTH AVENUE NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sydenham Clark Parsons (1 May 1826 - 6 Apr 1876) and Harriet Electa Morton Parsons (18 Mar 1832 - 4 May 1886) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: probably at least their daughter, Harriet Eddy "Hetty" Parsons (Mrs. Arthur Curtiss) James [DEDUCED]
Date: 1899 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HO EVERY ONE THAT THIRSTETH COME YE TO / THE WATERS AND HE THAT HATH NO MONEY COME / YE BVY AND EAT YEA COME BVY WINE AND MILK / WITHOVT MONEY AND WITHOVT PRICE ISA LV 1 / IN MEMORIAM / SYDENHAM CLARK PARSONS HARRIET ELECTA MORTON PARSONS [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Restoration: Restored 2017 by Stained Glass Resources [DHG2017]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the James Memorial Window, so likely Mrs. James was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: In 2014 the congregation announced that they wanted to sell the window [DHG2014]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DHG2014: Daily Hampshire Gazette (19 Mar 2014)
DHG2017: Daily Hampshire Gazette (20 May 2017)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
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)
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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