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Church of the Covenant, Boston, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.4.9
Rating: 3 stars
Other name(s): Central Congregational Church
Address: 67 Newbury Street
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.3522, -71.07396
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1867 [NHL2011]
Architect: Richard M. Upjohn [BET1897, NHL2011]
Comment: Tiffany decorated the church in 1894-1895, including adding a large chancel lamp (lantern) designed by Jacob Adolphus Holzer [BH1894A, BH1894B, BSH1894, BJ1895A, BJ1895B]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.4.9.1: Houghton Memorial Window: Abraham Leaving Ur (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.2: Houghton Memorial Window: David and Jonathan (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.3: Denison Memorial Window: Joshua Before Ai (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.4: French Memorial Window: The Resurrection (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.5: French Memorial Window: The Nativity (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.6: Bailey Memorial Window: Christ at Emmaus (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.7: Brimbecom Memorial Window: Christ and the Sparrow (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.8.a: Herman Memorial Window: The Four Evangelists (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.8.b: Herman Memorial Window: The Four Evangelists (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.8.c: Herman Memorial Window: The Four Evangelists (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.8.d: Herman Memorial Window: The Four Evangelists (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.9.a: Knight Memorial Window: Miriam (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.9.b: Todd Memorial Window: Deborah (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.9.c: Russell Memorial Window: Mary of Bethany (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.9.d: Todd Memorial Window: Dorcas (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.10.a: French Memorial Window: Vision of St. John (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.10.b: Clark Memorial Window: Vision of St. John (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.11: Wilbor Memorial Window: The Madonna (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.12: Grover Memorial Window: Cornelius and the Angel (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.13: Clark Memorial Window: St. Augustine and St. Monica (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.14: 22 ornamental windows (Extant) item has a photo
21.4.9.15: Houghton Memorial Reredos: mosaic reredos (1894) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 21.4.9.1

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Houghton Memorial Window:  Abraham Leaving Ur
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Houghton Memorial Window
Theme: Abraham Leaving Ur [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Memorial details: Sarah Jane Topliff Houghton (4 May 1834 - 30 Dec 1886) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor: Possibly her son, Clement Stevens Houghton [BH1896, DEDUCED]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1896 [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: By faith / Abraham went / out not knowing / whither he / went // To the glory of God / and in memory of // Sarah Jane Houghton [PHOTO]
Category: Abraham
Comment: The Boston Herald reported that the three Holzer-designed windows were in memory of a Clement F. Houghton, and possibly they should have instead said that Clement S. Houghton was the donor (in 1908 he and his sister donated a Tiffany window in memory of Sarah Jane Houghton in Wellesley College, SITE:21.43.1) [BH1896, DEDUCED]
The New York Times located the church in Manhattan, not Boston [NYT1896]

Item 21.4.9.2

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Houghton Memorial Window:  David and Jonathan
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Houghton Memorial Window
Theme: David and Jonathan [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Memorial details: Abby (or Abbie) Frances Goodridge Houghton (ca. 1826 - 2 Jun 1854), first wife of William Stevens Houghton [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor: Possibly her stepson, Clement Stevens Houghton [BH1896, DEDUCED]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1896 [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: But now / abideth faith / hope love these / three and the / greatest of / these is / love // To the glory of God / and in memory of // Abby Frances Houghton [PHOTO]
Category: David; Jonathan
Comment: The Boston Herald reported that the three Holzer-designed windows were in memory of a Clement F. Houghton, and possibly they should have instead said that Clement S. Houghton was the donor (in 1908 he and his sister donated a Tiffany window in memory of Sarah Jane Houghton in Wellesley College, SITE:21.43.1) [BH1896, DEDUCED]
The New York Times located the church in Manhattan, not Boston [NYT1896]

Item 21.4.9.3

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Denison Memorial Window:  Joshua Before Ai
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Denison Memorial Window (Houghton Memorial Window)
Theme: Joshua Before Ai [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Memorial details: John Newton Denison [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: Possibly Clement Stevens Houghton [BH1896, DEDUCED]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1896 [BH1896, BDA1896, NYT1896]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Lord / spake unto / Joshua: Be of / good courage / Ye that hope / in the Lord // To the glory of God / and in memory of // John Newton Denison [PHOTO]
Category: Joshua
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 labels all three Holzer-designed windows together as the Houghton Memorial Windows, although this one is in memory of Denison [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The Boston Herald reported that the three Holzer-designed windows were in memory of a Clement F. Houghton, and possibly they should have instead said that Clement S. Houghton was the donor (in 1908 he and his sister donated a Tiffany window in memory of Sarah Jane Houghton in Wellesley College, SITE:21.43.1) [BH1896, DEDUCED]
The New York Times located the church in Manhattan, not Boston [NYT1896]

Item 21.4.9.4

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French Memorial Window:  The Resurrection French Memorial Window:  The Resurrection
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: French Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [BH1894B]
Memorial details:
Donor: the congregation [BET1897]
Date: Installed end 1894 or beginning 1895 [BH1894B, BJ1895A, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 rows of 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection without Christ; Angel

Item 21.4.9.5

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French Memorial Window:  The Nativity French Memorial Window:  The Nativity
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: French Memorial Window
Theme: The Nativity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a design for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [BH1894B, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Sperry as the designer of a similar composition for the lower half of the window [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: William E. French [BET1897]
Donor:
Date: Installed end 1894 or beginning 1895 [BH1894B, BJ1895A, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 rows of 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Nativity; Angel

Item 21.4.9.6

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Bailey Memorial Window:  Christ at Emmaus
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bailey Memorial Window
Theme: Christ at Emmaus [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [CONG1895, ART1898]
Memorial details: Phebe Bartlett Strickland Bailey (21 Sep 1817 - 30 Sep 1887) [INSCRIPTION, BJ1895A, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: her husband, Joseph T. Bailey [BJ1895A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed end 1894 or beginning 1895 [BH1894B, BJ1895A, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / PHEBE STRICKLAND BAILEY // ABIDE WITH US FOR IT IS / TOWARD EVENING AND / THE DAY IS FAR SPENT / HE WAS KNOWN OF THEM / IN BREAKING OF BREAD / LUKE XXIV [PHOTO]
Category: Emmaus

Item 21.4.9.7

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Brimbecom Memorial Window:  Christ and the Sparrow
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brimbecom Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and the Sparrow [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ as Carpenter [BJ1895D]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Nathaniel Brimbecom and his four children [INSCRIPTION, BJ1895D]
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1895 [BJ1895D]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: One of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father / IN MEMORY OF / NATHANIEL BRIMBECOM AND CHILDREN [PHOTO]
Category: Christ
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the name as Brimbecon [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.4.9.8.a

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Herman Memorial Window:  The Four Evangelists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Herman Memorial Window (L.H. and M.D.H. Memorial Window)
Theme: The Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Matthew [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BH1894B]
Memorial details: Leopold Herman and Margaret D. Herman [ORG]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Then shall the righteous shine forth / as the sun in the kingdom of their / Father - Matthew XIII 43 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Matthew
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 only give the initials, L.H. and M.D.H., in the name for the window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.4.9.8.b

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Herman Memorial Window:  The Four Evangelists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Herman Memorial Window (L.H. and M.D.H. Memorial Window)
Theme: The Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Mark [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BH1894B]
Memorial details: Leopold Herman and Margaret D. Herman [ORG]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam LH / Heaven and Earth shall pass away but My / Words shall not pass away - Mark XIII 31 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Mark

Item 21.4.9.8.c

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Herman Memorial Window:  The Four Evangelists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Herman Memorial Window (L.H. and M.D.H. Memorial Window)
Theme: The Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Luke [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BH1894B]
Memorial details: Leopold Herman and Margaret D. Herman [ORG]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Man shall not live by Bread alone but / by Every Word of God / Luke IV:4 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Luke

Item 21.4.9.8.d

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Herman Memorial Window:  The Four Evangelists
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Herman Memorial Window (L.H. and M.D.H. Memorial Window)
Theme: The Four Evangelists [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
John [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [BH1894B]
Memorial details: Leopold Herman and Margaret D. Herman [ORG]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam MDH / In the Beginning was the Word and / the Word was God - John 1:1 [PHOTO]
Category: St. John

Item 21.4.9.9.a

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Knight Memorial Window:  Miriam
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Knight Memorial Window
Theme: Miriam [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Edward Knight and Mary A. Knight [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / Edward Knight - Mary A Knight / Two of the original members of this Church (?) [PHOTO]
Category: Miriam

Item 21.4.9.9.b

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Todd Memorial Window:  Deborah
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Todd Memorial Window
Theme: Deborah [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Elizabeth N. Todd [DEDUCED]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Then sang Deborah My heart is toward / the Governors of Israel that offered / themselves willingly among the people [PHOTO]
Category: Deborah

Item 21.4.9.9.c

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Russell Memorial Window:  Mary of Bethany
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Russell Memorial Window
Theme: Mary of Bethany [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Maria Louisa Russell [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / Maria Louisa Russell / I sleep but my heart maketh [PHOTO]
Category: Christ at Home of Martha and Mary

Item 21.4.9.9.d

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Todd Memorial Window:  Dorcas
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Todd Memorial Window
Theme: Dorcas [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Elizabeth N. Todd [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of / Elizabeth N. Todd [PHOTO]
Category: Dorcas
Restoration: Restored 2012 by Serpentino Stained Glass [ORG]
Comment: The lower part of the window was damaged by a vandal the night of 10 Nov 2011 [ORG]

Item 21.4.9.10.a

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French Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John French Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: French Memorial Window
Theme: Vision of St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Glorified Church [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: S. Augusta French [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1900 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 2 rows of 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF // S AUGUSTA FRENCH [PHOTO]
Category: St. John

Item 21.4.9.10.b

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Clark Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John Clark Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Clark Memorial Window (White Memorial Window)
Theme: Vision of St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Ascended Christ [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Mary Grafton N. Prescott Clark (1813 - 7 Dec 1860) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1900 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 2 rows of 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM M G C // THEY SUNG A NEW SONG [PHOTO]
Category: St. John
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the White Memorial Window for reasons which are not clear [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.4.9.11

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Wilbor Memorial Window:  The Madonna
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wilbor Memorial Window
Theme: The Madonna [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B, BJ1895A]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Albert Gallatin Wilbor (13 May 1820 - 18 Dec 1895) and Elizabeth S. Grinnell Wilbor (1 Jan 1827 - 27 Jan 1907) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor: their son, Albert Gallatin Wilbor, Jr. [ORG, WEB]
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, BH1894B]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF ALBERT G WILBOR / AND ELIZABETH S WILBOR // BY ALBERT G WILBOR, JUNIOR / A.D. 1857 1920 [PHOTO]
Category: Madonna
After design: Painting by Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret [BH1894B]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 just call this a Memorial Window without a name [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.4.9.12

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Grover Memorial Window:  Cornelius and the Angel
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Grover Memorial Window
Theme: Cornelius and the Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a design for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: William O. Grover (d. 5 Sep 1895, aged 72) [INSCRIPTION, BJ1895C, BH1895]
Donor:
Date: Installed between 1895 and 1897 [BJ1895B, BET1897, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: SIC ITER AD ASTRA // THY / PRAYERS & THINE ALMS ARE / COME VP FOR A MEMORIAL BEFORE / GOD // IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM O GROVER [PHOTO]
Category: Cornelius

Item 21.4.9.13

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Clark Memorial Window:  St. Augustine and St. Monica Clark Memorial Window:  St. Augustine and St. Monica
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Clark Memorial Window (S.L.C. Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Augustine and St. Monica [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 64
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 39
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Susan Lord Clark (5 Dec 1812 - 15 Nov 1890) [ORG, LORD1913]
Donor:
Date: Installed between 1895 and 1897 [BJ1895B, BET1897, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Via Beata / St. Augustine // O MY MOTHER I DO BELIEVE // THROUGH THY PRAYERS GOD GAVE // ME A MIND TO THINK OF TO LOVE // ABOVE ALL THINGS THE DISCOVERY // OF TRUTH AND BY THEE // TO THIS I SHALL ATTAIN // IN MEMORIAM // S L C [PHOTO]
Category: St. Augustine
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 only give the initials, S.L.C., in the name for the window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 21.4.9.14

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22 ornamental windows
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: 22 ornamental windows [ORG, BH1894A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894A, DEDUCED]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: clerestory [ORG, BH1894A]

Item 21.4.9.15

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Houghton Memorial Reredos:  mosaic reredos
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Houghton Memorial Reredos
Description: mosaic reredos [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BH1894B]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [BH1894B, DEDUCED]
Memorial details: William Stevens Houghton (1816-1894) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: In place when church reopened, 7 Oct 1894, after redecoration by Tiffany [BH1894B]
Size:
Inscription: at base of mosaic: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / 1816 WILLIAM STEVENS HOUGHTON 1894 [PHOTO]

References

ART1898: The life of Our Lord in art, with some account of the artistic treatment of the life of St. John the Baptist, Estelle M. Hurll (1898, p. 335)
BDA1896: Boston Daily Advertiser (2 Mar 1896, p. 8)
BET1897: Boston Evening Transcript (5 Jun 1897, p. 9)
BH1894A: Boston Herald (29 Mar 1894, p. 6)
BH1894B: Boston Herald (7 Oct 1894, p. 26)
BH1895: Boston Herald (9 Sep 1895, p. 2)
BH1896: Boston Herald (1 Mar 1896, p. 26)
BJ1895A: Boston Journal (1 Apr 1895, p. 3, 8)
BJ1895B: Boston Journal (15 Apr 1895, p. 5)
BJ1895C: Boston Journal (5 Sep 1895, p. 2)
BJ1895D: Boston Journal (9 Sep 1895, p. 8)
BSH1894: Boston Sunday Herald (3 Jun 1894, p. 27)
CONG1895: Congregationalist, Beautifying Our Places of Worship, Edward L. Clark (31 Jan 1895, p. 167-170)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LORD1913: The Ancestors and Decendants of Lieutenant Tobias Lord, Charles Edward Lord (1913)
NHL2011: National Historic Landmark, Lynn Smiledge, Charlene James and Christine Reinders (2011)
NYT1896: New York Times (10 Feb 1896, p. 9)
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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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