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St. Mark's School, Chapel, Southborough, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.35.3
Rating: 1 star
Address: 25 Marlboro Road
Location: Southborough, Massachusetts 01772, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.30911, -71.52977
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1889-1890 [ORG]
Architect: Henry Forbes Bigelow [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.35.3.1: Peck Memorial Window: King Alfred (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
21.35.3.2: Gilbert Memorial Window: Sir Galahad (1902) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.35.3.1

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Peck Memorial Window:  King Alfred
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Peck Memorial Window (Thayer Memorial Window)
Theme: King Alfred [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: handwritten and scratched onto glass: TIFFANY N.Y [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Edward Peck (13 Sep 1849 - 7 Jan 1897) [INSCRIPTION, JOUR1901]
Donor: the alumni [INSCRIPTION, VIND1902]
Date: Unveiled 26 Jun 1900 [JOUR1901]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN / MEMORY OF / WILLIAM EDWARD PECK A.M. / TVTOR 1871-1882 - HEAD-MASTER 1882-1894 / GIFT OF THE ALVMNI [PHOTO]
Category: Historic Figure
Location: west side [WB2019]
History: Originally located on the west side of the chapel but moved to the east side when the Gilbert window (ITEM:21.35.3.2) was installed, but moved again later back to the west side [VIND1902, DEDUCED]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Thayer Memorial Window, so likely William Greenough Thayer, headmaster at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 21.35.3.2

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Gilbert Memorial Window:  Sir Galahad
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gilbert Memorial Window (Thayer Memorial Window)
Theme: Sir Galahad [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [WB2019]
Other documentation: [VIND1902]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Greenville Brown Gilbert (14 Jul 1885 - 16 Mar 1901) [INSCRIPTION, VIND1902]
Donor: his schoolmates [INSCRIPTION]
Date: Unveiled 12 Jan 1902 [VIND1902]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF GRENVILLE BROWN GILBERT / BORN JULY, 14 1885 - DIED MARCH, 16 1901 / GIFT OF HIS SCHOOLMATES [PHOTO]
Category: Galahad
Location: west side [VIND1902, WB2019]
After design: 1860-1862 painting by George Frederic Watts [VIND1902]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Thayer Memorial Window, so likely William Greenough Thayer, headmaster at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JOUR1901: Journal of the Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts (1901, p. 124)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
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)
VIND1902: The Vindex (Jan 1902, p. 106)
WB2019: Wayne Boucher, visit to church (12 Aug 2019)

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