home | site | date | map | rating | photo | designer | category | signature | mosaic | other

Tiffany Census

Mt. Vernon Congregational Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 21.4.6
Rating: Nothing
Address: 492 Beacon Street
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.35109, -71.08937
Tiffany 1910: Page 63
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: ca. 1892 [WIKI]
Architect: C. Howard Walker [WIKI]
Comment: The abandoned building was badly damaged by fire, 20 Jul 1978 [BHA1978]
Also of interest: 1898 apse decoration by Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, including murals of Christ and the Four Evangelists executed by Edward Peck Sperry to designs of René de Quelin [BSH1898, CONG1898]
1897 Means Memorial Window, "23rd Psalm", by La Farge [CONG1897]
1898 Ayer Memorial Window, "Pool of Bethesda", by La Farge (now in the Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA, SITE:21.49.8) [BDA1898, CONG1898, ORG_NEW]

Site Items Pinckard Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1899) (Partly removed) item has a photo


You can click on the photo to get the full sized image.
Pinckard Memorial Window:  Resurrection Angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Partly removed [ORG_NEW, WTG2015]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pinckard Memorial Window (Brown Memorial Window)
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 63
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other documentation:
Memorial details: Edith A. Brown (Mrs. Charles P.) Pinckard (d. 10 Feb 1897) [BH1899, BJ1899, HIST1942, BH1896, BJ1897]
Donor: her father, Benjamin F. Brown [BH1899, HIST1942]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 2 Apr 1899 [BH1899, BJ1899, HIST1942]
Size: each section 6'7" high x 3' wide [BH1899]
Lancets: 3 [BH1899]
Inscription: Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God [BH1899]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: The congregation donated two of the three panes to the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (SITE:21.49.8) in 1975 (it is not known what happened to the third pane) [ORG_NEW, WTG2015]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Brown Memorial Window because Mr. Brown was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item:


BDA1898: Boston Daily Advertiser (21 Nov 1898, p. 8)
BH1896: Boston Herald (30 Apr 1896, p. 7)
BH1899: Boston Herald (3 Apr 1899, p. 4)
BHA1978: Boston Herald American (21 Jul 1978, p. 3)
BJ1897: Boston Journal (12 Feb 1897, p. 10)
BJ1899: Boston Journal (3 Apr 1899, p. 8)
BSH1898: Boston Sunday Herald (11 Sep 1898, p. 34)
CONG1897: The Congregationalist (4 Nov 1897, p. 659)
CONG1898: The Congregationalist (8 Dec 1898, p. 841)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1942: One Hundred Years of Mount Vernon Church, 1842-1942, Pauline Holmes (1942, p. 25, 30)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia
WTG2015: Worcester Telegram & Gazette (21 Nov 2015)

home | site | date | map | rating | photo | designer | category | signature | mosaic | other