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George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.36.6
Rating: 1 star
Address: 21 Edwards Street
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts 01103, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.1038, -72.58505
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 44
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1895 [SDR1895]
Architect: Walter Tallant Owen of Renwick, Aspinwall and Renwick [SDR1894A, SDR1895]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.36.6.1.a: ornamental windows (1895) (Extant)
21.36.6.1.b: ornamental windows (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
21.36.6.2: Bowles Memorial Window: Angel of Light (1894) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.36.6.1.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
14 windows with book marks of the great printers [SDR1894A, BET1894, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 44
Signature:
Other documentation: [SDR1894A, BET1894]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened to public on 17 Apr 1895 [SDR1894A, BET1894, SDR1895]
Size:
Lancets: each one 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.36.6.1.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
6 windows with escutcheons of the great authors [BET1894, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 44
Signature:
Other documentation: [BET1894]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened to public on 17 Apr 1895 [BET1894, SDR1895]
Size:
Lancets: each one 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.36.6.2

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Bowles Memorial Window:  Angel of Light
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bowles Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Light [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 71
Duncan 1980: Page 214
Tiffany 1897: Page 43
Signature:
Other documentation: [SDR1894B, NYT1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Emerson Simmons [SDR1894B, NYT1894, NYT1895, NYH1895, ARCH1895, KIRK1929]
Memorial details: Samuel Bowles (9 Feb 1826 - 16 Jan 1878) and Mary Dwight Bowles (14 Aug 1827 - 23 Dec 1893) [SDR1894B, HC1894, NYT1894, KIRK1929]
Donor: their children [SDR1894B, HC1894, NYT1894]
Date: Installed in Church of the Unity 10 Nov 1894 [SDR1894B, HC1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Light
History: Originally located in Church of the Unity, Springfield, MA (SITE:21.36.1) [SSR1961A, SSR1961B, ORG]
Moved to museum after church vacated in 1961 [SSR1961A, SSR1961B, ORG]
Comment: Springfield Newspaper employees purchased the window from Church of the Unity, Springfield, MA (SITE:21.36.1) in 1961 and donated the window to the museum [SSR1961A, SSR1961B]
Same as item: 21.36.1.8

References

ARCH1895: Catalogue of the Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1895, p. liv, 33)
BET1894: Boston Evening Transcript (13 Nov 1894, p. 6)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HC1894: Hartford Courant (13 Nov 1894, p. 6)
KIRK1929: Church of the Unity, Guy Kirkham (1929)
NYH1895: New York Herald (14 Feb 1895, p. 6)
NYT1894: New York Times (25 Nov 1894)
NYT1895: New York Times (17 Feb 1895)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SDR1894A: The Springfield Daily Republican (27 Apr 1894, p. 2)
SDR1894B: The Springfield Daily Republican (12 Nov 1894, p. 4)
SDR1895: The Springfield Daily Republican (17 Apr 1895, p. 4)
SSR1961A: The Springfield Sunday Republican (28 May 1961, p. 1, 24)
SSR1961B: The Springfield Sunday Republican (18 Jun 1961, p. 21)
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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