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Unitarian Universalist Church of Winchendon, Winchendon, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.47.1
Rating: 0 stars
Other name(s): Church of the Unity
Address: 126 Central Street
Location: Winchendon, Massachusetts 01475, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.6838, -72.04714
Tiffany 1910: Page 73
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1866-1867 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.47.1.1: Damon Memorial Window: Grape Design (1907) (Extant)
21.47.1.2: Wheeler Memorial Window: Passion Flowers (1907) (Extant)

Item 21.47.1.1

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

Status: Extant [DT2012]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Damon Memorial Window
Theme: Grape Design [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 73
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios [DT2012]
Other documentation: [REGIS1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Damon [REGIS1907]
Donor: their eight children [REGIS1907]
Date: Dedicated 30 Jun 1907 [REGIS1907]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Vine

Item 21.47.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wheeler Memorial Window (Solley Memorial Window)
Theme: Passion Flowers [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 73
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios [DT2012]
Other documentation: [REGIS1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Charles Henry Wheeler (11 Jun 1831 - 30 Jun 1888) [INSCRIPTION, REGIS1907, WHEEL1888]
Donor: C.H. Wheeler Guild [INSCRIPTION, REGIS1907]
and also young people, and friends of the church [REGIS1907]
Date: Dedicated 30 Jun 1907 [REGIS1907]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / Rev. Charles H. Wheeler / and the Fortieth Anniversary of this Church / 1866 1906 / Presented by the C H Wheeler Guild [PHOTO]
Category: Floral; Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Solley Memorial Window, so likely Rev. George W. Solley, the minister at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (18 Sep 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
REGIS1907: The Christian Register (4 Jul 1907, p. 759)
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)
WHEEL1888: A Memorial of the Rev. Charles H. Wheeler, late pastor of the Church of the Unity, Winchendon, Mass. (1888)

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