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Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Buffalo, New York

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Site Id: 3.16.5
Rating: 2 stars
Other name(s): Ingersoll Memorial Chapel
Address: 96 Jewett Parkway
Location: Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.93557, -78.84742
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Tiffany 1893: Listed (listed twice, once under Ingersoll Memorial and once under Church of the Good Shepherd)
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1887-1888 [BE1888]
Architect: Marling & Burdett [BE1888]
Also of interest: Windows by Lamb Studios, Haskins Glass Studios and Willet Studios [ORG]

Site Items

3.16.5.1: Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (1888) (Extant) item has a photo
3.16.5.2: Ingersoll Memorial Window: Purple Fleur-de-Lis (1888) (Extant)
3.16.5.3: Hayes Memorial Window: Lilies (1888) (Extant)
3.16.5.4: Matthews Memorial Window: Purity (1889) (Extant) item has a photo
3.16.5.5: Matthews Memorial Window: St. Paul (1891) (Extant) item has a photo
3.16.5.6: Northrup Memorial Window: Christ Blessing the Little Children (1930) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.16.5.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Description: two side panels are grape vines [BE1888, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation: [BE1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elam R. Jewett (10 Dec 1810 - 10 Jan 1887) [INSCRIPTION, BE1888]
Donor: his nephews and nieces [BE1888]
Date: Dedicated 21 May 1888 (with building) [BE1888]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD / AND KNOW MY SHEEP / AND AM KNOWN OF MINE // IN MEMORY OF / ELAM R JEWETT / BORN DEC. 10TH 1810 DIED JAN. 10TH 1887 // AND WHEN THE CHIEF SHEPHERD SHALL / APPEAR YE SHALL RECEIVE A CROWN / OF GLORY THAT FADETH NOT AWAY [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
After design: Painting by Frederic Shields [PHOTO]

Item 3.16.5.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ingersoll Memorial Window (Rumsey Memorial Window)
Description: Purple Fleur-de-Lis [BE1888, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Edward Ingersoll, D.D. (26 Nov 1810 - 6 Feb 1883) [BE1888, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Bronson C. Rumsey [BE1888]
Date: Dedicated 21 May 1888 (with building) [BE1888]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: none [BE1888, PHOTO]
Category: Floral
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Rumsey Memorial Window because Bronson C. Rumsey was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Duncan 1980 lists this window twice, once under Ingersoll Memorial Church and once under Church of the Good Shepherd [DUNC1980]

Item 3.16.5.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hayes Memorial Window
Description: Lilies [BE1888, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Sherman Hayes [INSCRIPTION, BE1888]
Donor: Stephen F. Sherman [BE1888, INSCRIPTION]
Date: Dedicated 21 May 1888 (with building) [BE1888]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ELIZABETH SHERMAN / HAYES / SFS [PHOTO]
Category: Floral

Item 3.16.5.4

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Matthews Memorial Window:  Purity
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Matthews Memorial Window
Theme: Purity [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Description: two side panels have cross and doves [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Harriet Wells Matthews (6 Jul 1830 - 21 Feb 1888) [INSCRIPTION, BC1889B]
And her children Harriet Wells Matthews (18 Oct 1853 - 26 Nov 1859) and Austin Wells Matthews (29 Aug 1852 - 10 Dec 1852) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: husband / father James Newson Matthews [INSCRIPTION]
Date: Unveiled 15 Sep 1889 [BC1889B]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HARRIET WELLS / DAUGHTER OF JN AND H W MATTHEWS / OCTOBER 18 1853 NOVEMBER 26 1859 // IN MEMORY OF / HARRIET WELLS MATTHEWS / JULY 6 1830 FEBRUARY 21 1888 / HERE PLACED IN FULFILLMENT OF THE / LAST WISHES OF HER LOVING HUSBAND / JAMES N MATTHEWS WHO FOLLOWED HER / DECEMBER 20 1888 // AUSTIN WELLS / SON OF J N AND H W MATTHEWS / AUGUST 29 1852 / DECEMBER 10 1852 [PHOTO]
Category: Purity
Location: south transept [BC1889B]

Item 3.16.5.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Matthews Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Description: two side panels have cross [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Newson Matthews (21 Nov 1828 - 20 Dec 1888), editor of the Buffalo Express [INSCRIPTION, BEN1891]
Donor: his son, George E. Matthews [BE1913]
Date: Installed Aug 1891 [BEN1891]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD / FIGHT. I HAVE FINISHED / MY COURSE. I HAVE KEPT THE FAITH *** // IN MEMORY OF / JAMES NEWSOM MATTHEWS / NOVEMBER 21 1828 DECEMBER 20 1888 // AND WHATSOEVER YE DO / DO IT HEARTILY AS / TO THE LORD AND NOT / UNTO MEN COL. 3.23 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Paul
Location: north transept [BEN1891]
Comment: Window was originally going to have subject "Charity" [BC1889A]

Item 3.16.5.6

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Northrup Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing the Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Northrup Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing the Little Children [BCE1930, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BCE1930]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Phelps Northrup (2 Apr 1850 - 2 Feb 1929) [INSCRIPTION, BCE1930, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Bertha West Northrup [BCE1930, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated autumn 1930 [BCE1930]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1850 - In Loving Memory of WILLIAM PHELPS NORTHRUP 1929 [PHOTO, BCE1930]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: Children's Chapel [BCE1930]
Cost: $4000 [BCE1938]
After design: Painting by Flarrin [BCE1938]

References

BC1889A: The Buffalo Courier (24 May 1889, p. 5)
BC1889B: The Buffalo Courier (15 Sep 1889, p. 5)
BCE1930: Buffalo Courier Express (22 Jun 1930, p. 1)
BCE1938: Buffalo Courier Express (20 Mar 1938, Pictorial, p. 9)
BE1888: Buffalo Express (20 May 1888, p. 2)
BE1913: Buffalo Express (3 Jun 1913, p. 7)
BEN1891: Buffalo Evening News (31 Aug 1891, p. 1)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
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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