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First Church of Salem, Salem, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.33.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): North Unitarian Church
Address: 316 Essex Street
Location: Salem, Massachusetts 01970, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.52155, -70.89945
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 44
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1835 [GUIDE1897]
Architect: Gridley James Fox Bryant [GUIDE1897]
Also of interest: 1892 Faith and Charity window by La Farge [GUIDE1897, SLOAN2013]

Site Items

21.33.1.1: Willson Memorial Window: Shepherds Watching Their Flocks (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.33.1.2: Peabody Memorial Window: Faith and Charity (Unknown)
21.33.1.3: Johnson Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Little Children (1923) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.33.1.1

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Willson Memorial Window:  Shepherds Watching Their Flocks Willson Memorial Window:  Shepherds Watching Their Flocks
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Willson Memorial Window
Theme: Shepherds Watching Their Flocks [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 44
Signature:
Other documentation: [BP1894, BET1894A, BET1894B, BJ1895, GUIDE1897]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BET1894B, BJ1895]
Memorial details: Martha Buttrick Willson (20 Jul 1817 - 7 Nov 1891) [INSCRIPTION, BP1894, BET1894A, BET1894B, UNIT1894, BJ1895, GUIDE1897, CUTT1908]
Donor: members of the parish [INSCRIPTION, UNIT1894]
Date: Installed 31 May 1894 [BP1894]
Unveiled 3 June 1894 [BET1894A, BET1894B, UNIT1894]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / MARTHA BUTTRICK WILLSON // 1891 / BY THE MEMBERS OF THIS PARISH [PHOTO]
Category: Annunciation
Cost: $2500 [BP1894]

Item 21.33.1.2

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: Low
Memorial name: Peabody Memorial Window
Theme: Faith and Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 70
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Faith; Charity
Comment: There is an 1892 Peabody Memorial Window with this theme, but it is by La Farge, not Tiffany [GUIDE1897, SLOAN2013]

Item 21.33.1.3

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Johnson Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Children [BSH1923, BG1923]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BSH1923, BG1923]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Emery Walter Johnson, Jr. [INSCRIPTION, BSH1923, BG1923]
Donor: his mother, Mrs. Emery Walter Johnson [BSH1923, BG1923]
Date: Dedicated 1 Apr 1923 [BSH1923, BG1923]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, BG1923]
Inscription: Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid // them not for of such is the kingdom of God // This window is erected as a loving tribute // To the memory of Emery Walter Johnson Jr 1922 [PHOTO, BG1923]
Category: Christ Blessing Children

References

BET1894A: Boston Evening Transcript (1 Jun 1894, p. 10)
BET1894B: Boston Evening Transcript (8 Jun 1894, p. 6)
BG1923: Boston Globe (2 Apr 1923, p. 9)
BJ1895: Boston Journal (13 Jun 1895, p. 2)
BP1894: Boston Post (1 Jun 1894, p. 2)
BSH1923: Boston Sunday Herald (1 Apr 1923, p. 13)
CUTT1908: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, William Richard Cutter (ed.) (1908, Vol. I, p. 1913)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
GUIDE1897: Visitor's Guide to Salem (1897, p. 41)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
SLOAN2013: Julie L. Sloan website (5 Sep 2013)
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)
UNIT1894: The Unitarian (Jul 1894, p. 336)

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