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First Parish Congregational Church, Wakefield, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.40.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1 Church Street
Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.50736, -71.07301
Tiffany 1910: Page 72
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Page 45
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1893 lists the site twice, once under First Congregational Church and once under First Parish Church [TIFF1893]
Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 list the site twice, once under Congregational Church and once under First Parish in Wakefield [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1897 (p. 73) quotes an extract from a letter from Junius Beebe saying he was pleased with a memorial window placed in the church "for us" [TIFF1897]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1912 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Previous, 1893, building on same site destroyed by fire, 21 Feb 1909 [NYT1909, ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.40.1.1: Darling Memorial Window (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.40.1.2: ornamental windows (Destroyed if ever existed)
21.40.1.3: Hamilton Memorial Window: Moses (1924) (Extant)

Item 21.40.1.1

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

Status: Destroyed if ever existed [NYT1909]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Darling Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 72
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Page 45
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:

Item 21.40.1.2

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

Status: Destroyed if ever existed [NYT1909]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 72
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Page 45
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 21.40.1.3

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hamilton Memorial Window
Theme: Moses [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany [DT2012]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel King Hamilton (1837-1922) [ORG]
Donor: his wife, Mrs. Annie E.D. Hamilton [ORG]
Date: Installed 1924 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Moses

References

DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (18 Sep 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYT1909: New York Times (22 Feb 1909)
ORG: Organization
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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