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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Troy, New York

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Site Id: 3.127.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 58 Third Street
Location: Troy, New York 12180, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.73021, -73.69015
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list "decorations" [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1826-1828 [NRHP1979]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1903 chancel window, the Vision of St. Paul, by Jacob Adolphus Holzer [CHU1903, NAT1901]
1891 Resurrection window by Edwin Ford [TDT1891B]
1900 window, Jesus Saving Peter, by Jacob Adolphus Holzer [TDT1900]
1960s window by Lamb Studios [PRA2012]
Lanterns and interior design by Tiffany [PRA2012]

Site Items

3.127.1.1: Fuller Memorial Window: King David, Psalms of David (1893) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.2: Thompson Memorial Window: Annunciation (1893) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.3: Blair Memorial Window: Vision of St. John (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.4.a: ornamental windows (1893) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.4.b: ornamental windows (1893) (Extant)
3.127.1.4.c: ornamental windows (1893) (Removed)
3.127.1.5: Memorial Window: St. Barnabas, Timothy (Unknown)
3.127.1.6: Guild of St. Elizabeth Commemorative Window: Christ Blessing Children (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.7: Tillinghast Memorial Window: I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.8: Warren Memorial Baptistry: baptistry mosaic (1897) (Extant) item has a photo
3.127.1.9: Tayloe Memorial Reredos: mosaic reredos (1891) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.127.1.1

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Fuller Memorial Window:  King David, Psalms of David Fuller Memorial Window:  King David, Psalms of David
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fuller Memorial Window
Theme: King David, Psalms of David [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1893, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [CHU1895]
Memorial details: Joseph Wiltsie Fuller (6 Oct 1821 - 15 May 1889), warden of the church [TDT1893, CHU1895, PROC1889]
Donor: his wife [CHU1895]
Date: Being made Jun 1893 [TDT1893]
Size: approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: David
Location: north wall of nave [PRA2012]

Item 3.127.1.2

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Thompson Memorial Window:  Annunciation Thompson Memorial Window:  Annunciation
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thompson Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1893, NYTR1893, NYET1893, HW1893, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Perkins Thompson (Mrs. John Leland) Thompson (1807 - 24 Feb 1892) [TDT1893, WEB]
Donor: her son, John Isaac Thompson [NYTR1893]
her seven sons and daughter [ORG, PRA2012]
Date: Exhibited Aug 1893 [NYTR1893, NYET1893]
Installed ca. Sep 1893 [HW1893]
Size: 23' high x 8' wide [NYET1893]
30' high [NYTR1893]
approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Location: north wall of nave [PRA2012]
After design: Painting by Ernst Deger [NYTR1893, NYET1893]

Item 3.127.1.3

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Blair Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John Blair Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John Blair Memorial Window:  Vision of St. John
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Blair Memorial Window (Painter Memorial Window)
Theme: Vision of St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a design for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Signature: signed [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [TDT1894A, TDT1894B, TDT1894C, NYT1894, NYTR1894, NYO1894, AABN1894, CRIT1894, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [TDT1894C, NYT1894, NYTR1894, AABN1894, ARCH1895, CHU1895, TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Jane Augustine (Mrs. George T.) Blair (1 Aug 1809 - 13 Dec 1882) [TDT1894A, TDT1894B, TDT1894C, CHU1895]
Donor: her son-in-law, Mr. A.E.W. Painter [TDT1894A, NYT1894, NYTR1894, NYO1894, AABN1894, CRIT1894, CHU1895]
her daughter, Alice Blair (Mrs. A.E.W.) Painter [TDT1894B]
both Mr. and Mrs. Painter [TDT1894C]
Date: Exhibited Nov 1894 [TDT1894A, TDT1894C, NYTR1894, AABN1894]
Installed Nov 1894 [TDT1894B, TDT1894C, NYO1894]
Size: approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the glory of God and in loving memory of Jane Augustine Blair, born August 1, 1809, died December 13, 1882. [TDT1894A, TDT1894C]
Category: St. John
Location: south wall of nave [TDT1894B, PRA2012]
Employees: Heads and hands painted by (Louis) J. Lederle, glass selected and cut by D.W. Laing, with the assistance of his foreman, A.H. Freeman [TDT1894C]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Painter Memorial Window because the Painters were the donors [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 3.127.1.4.a

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ornamental windows
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1893 [ORG, PRA2012]
Size: approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: west window, in former choir loft [PRA2012]
Cost: $1000 for the ornamental windows [PRA2015]
Comment: St. Paul's receipt, on a standard form of the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, dated July 24th, 1893, $1,000, "for Tower Window, Enrichments of glass in main door transom, and glass in east window back of reredos in St. Paul's P.E. Church, Troy" [PRA2015]

Item 3.127.1.4.b

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1893 [ORG, PRA2012]
Size: approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: narthex transom [PRA2012]

Item 3.127.1.4.c

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Status: Removed [PRA2015]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1893]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1893 [PRA2015]
Size:
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel [PHOTO, PRA2015]
Comment: Replaced with Holzer's "Vision of St. Paul" window [PRA2015]

Item 3.127.1.5

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Status: Unknown
Confidence: Low
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: St. Barnabas, Timothy [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Barnabas; Timothy
Comment: There is no record of such a window ever having existed [PRA2012]

Item 3.127.1.6

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Guild of St. Elizabeth Commemorative Window:  Christ Blessing Children Guild of St. Elizabeth Commemorative Window:  Christ Blessing Children
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Guild of St. Elizabeth Commemorative Window (Thompson Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1899, CHU1899]
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: Guild of St. Elizabeth [TDT1899, CHU1899]
Donor: Mary Mabbett Warren (Mrs. John Isaac) Thompson [TDT1899, CHU1899, ORG, PRA2012]
Date: Dedicated 20 Jul 1899 [TDT1899]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: baptistry [TDT1899]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Thompson Memorial Window because Mary Thompson was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 3.127.1.7

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Tillinghast Memorial Window:  I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tillinghast Memorial Window
Theme: I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Joslin Tillinghast (1828 - 30 Nov 1897) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor: his wife [ORG]
Date: Installed in 1899 [ORG]
Size: approximately 25' high [PRA2012]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / A WARDEN OF THIS CHURCH // JOSEPH JOSLIN TILLINGHAST / DIED NOVEMBER 30 1897 [PHOTO]
Category: Pilgrim
Location: south wall of nave [PRA2012]

Item 3.127.1.8

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Warren Memorial Baptistry:  baptistry mosaic
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Warren Memorial Baptistry
Description: baptistry mosaic [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1897]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [TGM2017]
Memorial details: Joseph Mabbett Warren (28 Jan 1813 - 9 Sep 1896) [INSCRIPTION, TDT1897, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
and also his wife Elizabeth Adelaide Phelps Warren (3 Mar 1815 - 20 Jul 1891) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: their daughter, Mary Mabbett Warren (Mrs. John Isaac) Thompson [INSCRIPTION, TDT1897]
Date: Installed Aug 1897 [TDT1897]
Size:
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / Joseph Mabbett Warren / and his Wife / Elizabeth Adelaide (Phelps) / This Baptistery is Erected / By their Daughter Mary M. Warren Thompson [PHOTO]

Item 3.127.1.9

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Tayloe Memorial Reredos:  mosaic reredos Tayloe Memorial Reredos:  mosaic reredos
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tayloe Memorial Reredos
Description: mosaic reredos [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
pictures of saints, in the reredos, made of glass mosaic [TIFFM1896]
five panels representing Jesus on the Cross, St. John, the Blessed Virgin, Gabriel and Raphael [TDT1891A, TDT1891C]
Tiffany 1910: Page 35
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 lists the reredos [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [TDT1891C]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [TGM2017]
Memorial details: Elizabeth Warren Tayloe [TDT1891C]
Donor: Elizabeth Homer Paine (Mrs. Cicero) Price [TDT1891A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Dec 1891 [TDT1891C]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Mrs. Price had an aunt named Phoebe Warren Tayloe, but Mrs. Tayloe had no children so possibly the reredos is in memory of Phoebe rather than someone named Elizabeth [WEB, DEDUCED]

References

AABN1894: American Architect and Building News (1 Dec 1894, p. 4)
ARCH1895: Catalogue of the Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1895, p. xlv)
CHU1895: The Churchman (2 Feb 1895, p. 170)
CHU1899: The Churchman (26 Aug 1899, p. 255)
CHU1903: The Churchman (25 Jul 1903, p. 117)
CRIT1894: The Critic (24 Nov 1894, p. 359)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HW1893: Harper's Weekly (9 Sep 1893, p. 856)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NAT1901: North Adams Transcript (9 Dec 1901, p. 6)
NRHP1979: National Register of Historic Places (1979)
NYET1893: New York Evening Telegram (18 Aug 1893, p. 2)
NYO1894: The New York Observer (22 Nov 1894, p. 520)
NYT1894: New York Times (15 Nov 1894)
NYTR1893: New York Daily Tribune (19 Aug 1893, p. 4)
NYTR1894: New York Daily Tribune (13 Nov 1894, p. 5)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
PRA2012: Ned Pratt, personal communication (21 Jun 2012)
PRA2015: Ned Pratt, personal communication (2 Apr 2015)
PROC1889: Journal of the Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Albany (1889, p. 138-139)
TDT1891A: Troy Daily Times (23 Jul 1891)
TDT1891B: Troy Daily Times (19 Sep 1891, p. 5)
TDT1891C: Troy Daily Times (21 Dec 1891)
TDT1893: Troy Daily Times (12 Jun 1893, p. 3)
TDT1894A: Troy Daily Times (16 Nov 1894, p. 3)
TDT1894B: Troy Daily Times (27 Nov 1894, p. 2)
TDT1894C: Troy Daily Times (28 Nov 1894, p. 2)
TDT1897: Troy Daily Times (13 Aug 1897, p. 3)
TDT1899: Troy Daily Times (21 Jul 1899, p. 3)
TDT1900: Troy Daily Times (9 Oct 1900, p. 3)
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 224, 231)
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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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