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St. John's Episcopal Church, Detroit, Michigan

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Site Id: 23.4.7
Rating: 1 star
Address: 2326 Woodward Avenue
Location: Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.33962, -83.05219
Tiffany 1910: Page 74
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1861 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

23.4.7.1: Paine Memorial Window: St. Agnes (1898) (Extant) item has a photo
23.4.7.2: Minchener Memorial Window: Prayer of Good Shepherd (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
23.4.7.3: Wright Memorial Window: Christ and Sparrow (1898) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 23.4.7.1

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Paine Memorial Window:  St. Agnes
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Paine Memorial Window
Theme: St. Agnes [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 74
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1897 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [DFP1898A]
Record type: window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [DFP1898A]
Memorial details: Jennie Rosaline Paine (d. 1 Nov 1897) [INSCRIPTION, DFP1898A, DFP1898B, HIST1909, DFP1897B]
Donor: her parents, De Forest Paine and Ida Moore Paine [DFP1898A, DFP1898B, HIST1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Design copyright 1897 [SIGNATURE]
Window dedicated All Saints' Day, 1 Nov 1898 [DFP1898A, DFP1898B]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, DFP1898A]
Inscription: In loving memory / Jennie Rosaline Paine [PHOTO, DFP1898A, HIST1909]
Category: St. Agnes

Item 23.4.7.2

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Minchener Memorial Window:  Prayer of Good Shepherd
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Minchener Memorial Window (Prall Memorial Window)
Theme: Prayer of Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 74
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1894 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [DFP1899]
Record type: window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: George Henry Minchener (1838 - 21 Aug 1897) [INSCRIPTION, DFP1899, CHU1899, HIST1909, DFP1897A]
Donor: his friends [DFP1899, HIST1909]
Date: Design copyright 1894 [SIGNATURE]
Window unveiled Easter Sunday, 11 Apr 1899 [CHU1899]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Lord is my Shepherd // In Memoriam / 1838 George Henry Michener 1897 // For twenty-one years a / Vestryman of this Parish [PHOTO, HIST1909]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Prall Memorial Window, so likely William Prall, the pastor from 1891-1900, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 23.4.7.3

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Wright Memorial Window:  Christ and Sparrow
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wright Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and Sparrow [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 74
Duncan 1980: Page 215
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1895 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [DFP1898A]
Record type: window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [DFP1898A]
Memorial details: Harold Morse Wright (28 Aug 1878 - 26 Aug 1896) [INSCRIPTION, DFP1898A, DFP1898B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James North Wright [DFP1898A, DFP1898B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Design copyright 1895 [SIGNATURE]
Window dedicated All Saints' Day, 1 Nov 1898 [DFP1898A, DFP1898B]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, DFP1898A]
Inscription: In loving memory of / 1878 Harold Morse Wright 1896 // Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon / us, according as we hope in thee. [PHOTO, DFP1898A, HIST1909]
Category: Christ and the Sparrow

References

CHU1899: The Churchman (17 Jun 1899, p. 872)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DFP1897A: Detroit Free Press (22 Aug 1897, p. 2)
DFP1897B: Detroit Free Press (4 Nov 1897, p. 5)
DFP1898A: Detroit Free Press (30 Oct 1898, Part 3, p. 1)
DFP1898B: Detroit Free Press (2 Nov 1898, p. 5)
DFP1899: Detroit Free Press (16 Mar 1899, p. 5)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1909: Fifty Years: A History of Saint John's Church in Detroit, Michigan, William Frederic Faber (1909, p. 165)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)

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