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St. John's in the Wilderness, Paul Smiths, New York

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.1.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: Route 86
Location: Paul Smiths, New York 12970, USA
Lat/Lng: 44.44053, -74.24695
Tiffany 1910: Page 18
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 20
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just lists an "Episcopal Church" in the Adirondacks, so it might be another church, but seems likely to be this one [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Tiffany 1897 locates the church in "Paul Smith's, Adirondacks" [TIFF1897]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1877 [ORG]
Architect: J. Lawrence Aspinwall [CHU1905]
Comment: On 4 Dec 1927 a fire destroyed the building, as well as its memorial windows (there is a replacement building) [MF1927, ORG]
Also of interest: 1894 Charlotte Trudeau Memorial Window, by Lathrop Company [AEJ1894]
1905 Edward Livingstone Trudeau, Jr., Memorial Window, "Pilgrim", designed by Edward Peck Sperry and made by Gorham [CHU1905, MF1905]
1921 Edward Livingston Trudeau Memorial Window and Paul Smith Memorial Window, both landscapes, by Henry Wynd Young [NYT1921]

Site Items Byrd Memorial Window: Cherubs (1894) (Destroyed)


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

Status: Destroyed [MF1927, ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Byrd Memorial Window (Bird Memorial Window)
Theme: Cherubs [TIFF1897]
Climbs [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ Walking on Water [CT1894, AEJ1894]
Tiffany 1910: Page 18
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 20
Other documentation: [AEJ1894]
Memorial details: Mary Byrd (20 Apr 1863 - 3 Jul 1893) and Samuel Wyden Byrd (24 Aug 1872 - 17 Sep 1892) [AEJ1894, FINDAGRAVE, NYS1893, DEDUCED]
Donor: their mother, Lucy Carter Wickham Byrd [CT1894, FINDAGRAVE, NYTR1910]
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1894 [CT1894]
Cost: $500 [AEJ1894]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 calls this the Byrd Memorial Window [TIFF1897]
Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bird Memorial Window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]


AEJ1894: The Albany Evening Journal (1 Jun 1894, p. 5)
CHU1905: The Churchman (26 Aug 1905, p. 322)
CT1894: Chicago Tribune (29 Jul 1894, p. 11)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
MF1905: The Malone Farmer (19 Jul 1905, p. 1)
MF1927: The Malone Farmer (7 Dec 1927, p. 1)
NYS1893: New York Sun (6 Jul 1893, p. 7)
NYT1921: New York Times (8 Aug 1921, p. 11)
NYTR1910: New York Daily Tribune (12 Jun 1910, p. 7)
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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