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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.30.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 67 East Street
Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.44871, -73.25236
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1889-1890 [ORG]
Architect:
Restoration: The Tiffany and Tillinghast windows were restored by Serpentino Stained Glass in 2000 [ORG]
Also of interest: Five windows by Mary Tillinghast [ORG, SDR1889]
Baptismal font by Tiffany [ORG]

Site Items

21.30.1.1: Smith Memorial Window: St. Cecilia (Extant) item has a photo
21.30.1.2: Curtis, O'Sullivan and Stoughton Memorial Window: Suffer the Little Children (Extant) item has a photo
21.30.1.3: Allen Memorial Window: St. John on Patmos (Extant) item has a photo
21.30.1.4: Kernochan Memorial Window: Cross and Doves (Extant) item has a photo
21.30.1.5: Stevens Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.30.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Theme: St. Cecilia [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature: THE TIFFANY GLASS CO N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lucretia E. Newton Smith (24 May 1820 - 29 Jul 1872) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: on window: "MY SONG SHALL BE ALWAYS OF THE / LOVING KINDNESS OF THE LORD." [PHOTO]
on memorial plaque: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / LUCRETIA E. NEWTON SMITH / BORN, MAY 24, 1820: FELL ASLEEP, JULY 29, 1872 IN BATH, ENGLAND, / WHERE HER BODY RESTS IN LOCKSBROOK CEMETERY. / "ASLEEP IN JESUS: FAR FROM THEE, THY KINDRED AND THEIR GRAVES MAY BE; / BUT THINE IS STILL A BLESSED SLEEP, FROM WHICH NONE EVER WAKES TO WEEP." [PHOTO]
Category: St. Cecilia
After design: ca. 1515 painting, the Ecstasy of St. Cecilia, by Raphael [PHOTO]

Item 21.30.1.2

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Curtis, O'Sullivan and Stoughton Memorial Window:  Suffer the Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Curtis, O'Sullivan and Stoughton Memorial Window
Theme: Suffer the Little Children [ORG]
Nativity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS CO N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Herbert O'Sullivan, Louis O'Sullivan, Isabella Cochrane Curtis, Edwin Stoughton, and Amy Hope Curtis [INSCRIPTION, HIST1885]
Donor: their relatives [HIST1885]
Date: <= 1885 [HIST1885]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN // TO COME UNTO ME FOR OF SUCH // IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD" // IN MEMORIAM / HERBERT O'SULLIVAN LOUIS O'SULLIVAN / AGED 5 YEARS & 4 MONTHS AGED 4 YEARS & 11 MONTHS // IN MEMORIAM / ISABELLA COCHRANE CURTIS / AGED 1 YEAR AND 2 MONTHS // IN MEMORIAM / EDWIN STOUGHTON AMY HOPE CURTIS / AGED 9 YEARS AGED 1 YEAR & 9 MONTHS [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children; Nativity
History: Originally in previous building on same site [HIST1885, DEDUCED]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this just the Curtis Memorial Window, so likely one of the Curtis family was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.30.1.3

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Allen Memorial Window:  St. John on Patmos
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Allen Memorial Window (Root Memorial Window)
Theme: St. John on Patmos [ORG]
Angels [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS CO / 335 4 AVE NY [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jonathan Allen 2nd (26 Sep 1786 - 17 Oct 1866), Clarissa Arms Allen (17 Dec 1786 - 14 Sep 1841), and their children Fannie Arms Allen (7 May 1813 - 9 Nov 1818), William Henry Allen (25 Oct 1814 - 27 Jan 1822), and Elisabeth Lafayette Allen (27 Feb 1822 - 24 Aug 1879) [INSCRIPTION, ALLEN1907]
Donor: probably at least their daughter / sister, Emily Louise Lavelette Allen Root [DEDUCED]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: on window: IN MEMORIAM / ALLEN [PHOTO]
on memorial plaque underneath: IN MEMORIAM / JONATHAN ALLEN 2ND, / CLARISSA ARMS, HIS WIFE, / AND THEIR CHILDREN / FANNIE, HENRY, AND ELISABETH [PHOTO]
Category: St. John; Angel
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Root Memorial Window, so likely Mrs. Root was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.30.1.4

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Kernochan Memorial Window:  Cross and Doves
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kernochan Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Doves [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Adams Kernochan (29 Oct 1833 - 7 Nov 1886) [INSCRIPTION, SDR1889, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Louise Marshal Kernochan [SDR1889, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: ca. 1890 [SDR1889]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / JOHN A KERNOCHAN / OCTOBER 29 1833 NOVEMBER 7 1886 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.30.1.5

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Stevens Memorial Window:  Resurrection Angel
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stevens Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 69
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 42
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Abner Stevens [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN // IN MEMORY OF ABNER STEVENS // HEART FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Resurrection

References

ALLEN1907: The Allen Memorial, Second Series, Descendants of Samuel Allen of Windsor, Conn., 1640-1907, Orrin Peer Allen (1907, p. 38-42)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1885: History of Berkshire County, Massachusetts with Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men (1885, p. 404)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SDR1889: The Springfield Daily Republican (4 Nov 1889, p. 6)
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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