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Free Hospital for Women, Brookline, Massachusetts

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Site Id: 21.5.6
Rating: Unrated
Other name(s): Boston Hospital for Women
Address: 60 Glen Road
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts 02445, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.32661, -71.11688
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 40
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1895 [HIST1900]
Architect: Shaw and Hunnewell [HIST1900]
Also of interest:

Site Items

21.5.6.1: Memorial Window: ornamental (1896) (Unknown)
21.5.6.2: Baker Memorial Window: landscape (Removed)

Item 21.5.6.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
landscape [HIST1900]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Page 40
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. 1896 [HIST1900]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: end of hall, east wing [HIST1900]

Item 21.5.6.2

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

Status: Removed [SKIN2013]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Baker Memorial Window
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 65
Duncan 1980: Page 213
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret T. Baker [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size: inside diameter 38 7/8", outside diameter 40 5/8" [SKIN2013]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF MARGARET T BAKER [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape; Rose Window
History: Sold by Skinner auctioneers, 20 Dec 2008 [SKIN2013]
Sold by Sotheby's, 13 Dec 2017 [SOTH2017]
Comment: Sold by Skinner auctioneers, Boston, MA, "20th Century Design", auction 2439, lot 69, 20 Dec 2008, for $118500 [SKIN2013]
Sold by Sotheby's, Rockefeller Center, New York, "Masterworks by Tiffany Studios: the William A. Richardson Collection, sale number N09765, 13 Dec 2017, for $212500 (hammer price with buyer's premium) [SOTH2017]

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1900: A Quarter of a Century with the Free Hospital for Women (ca. 1900)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
SKIN2013: Skinner website (21 Dec 2013)
SOTH2017: Sotheby's website (13 Dec 2017)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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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