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Troy Public Library, Troy, New York

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Site Id: 3.127.9
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): Hart Memorial Library
Address: 100 Second Street
Location: Troy, New York 12180, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.72799, -73.69195
Tiffany 1910: Page 36
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1897 [TDT1897]
Architect: J. Stewart Barney and Henry Otis Chapman Architects [ORG]
Also of interest: Six ornamental windows by Walter Janes [WJ1899]

Site Items

3.127.9.1: Hart Memorial Window: The House of Aldus (1897) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.127.9.1

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Hart Memorial Window:  The House of Aldus
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hart Memorial Window
Theme: The House of Aldus [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 36
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 24
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK 1895 [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYTR1895, NYP1895, LJ1895, ARCH1895, NYH1896, AEJ1896, TDT1897, THOM1901]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895, NYTR1895, NYP1895, LJ1895, ARCH1895, NYH1896, AEJ1896, ARCH1896, THOM1901]
Memorial details: William Howard Hart (7 Apr 1822 - 3 Apr 1883) [NYT1895, LJ1895, TDT1897, WEB]
Donor: his wife, Mary Elizabeth Lane Hart [NYT1895, LJ1895, TDT1897, TIFF1897, WEB]
Date: Signature 1895 [SIGNATURE]
Exhibited Dec 1895 / Jan 1896 [NYT1895, NYTR1895, NYH1896]
In place when building opened on 12 May 1897 [TDT1897]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Man is not born for pleasure, / which is unworthy of a truly / generous mind, but for labor. Aldus // Study as if your were to live / forever, live as if you were to / die to-morrow. Isidore of Seville // This building is erected by / Mary E Hart, / for the promotion of learning and the arts // In loving memory of her husband, / William Howard Hart. [PHOTO, TDT1897]
Category: Historic
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 91) quotes an extract from an article in the New York World which mentions that the window was being exhibited [TIFF1897]

References

AEJ1896: The Albany Evening Journal (4 Jan 1896, p. 7)
ARCH1895: Catalogue of the Tenth Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1895, p. 57a)
ARCH1896: Catalogue of the Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1896, p. 30)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
LJ1895: The Library Journal (Sep 1895, p. 325)
NYH1896: New York Herald (4 Jan 1896, p. 12)
NYP1895: New York Press (14 Dec 1895, p. 10)
NYT1895: New York Times (12 Dec 1895, p. 2)
NYTR1895: New York Daily Tribune (12 Dec 1895, p. 2)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
TDT1897: Troy Daily Times (13 May 1897, p. 3)
THOM1901: Munsey's Magazine, Window Making as an Art, William H. Thomas (Dec 1901, Vol. 26, No. 3, p. 386-395)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WJ1899: Walter Janes booklet (ca. 1899)

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