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St. Paul's Cathedral, Buffalo, New York

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Site Id: 3.16.6
Rating: 1 star
Address: 128 Pearl Street
Location: Buffalo, New York 14202, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.88292, -78.87609
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 lists this site twice, under Ingersoll Memorial Chapel (as it appears in Tiffany 1910) and under Church of the Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1850-1851 [HIST1903, NRHP1972]; 1888-1889 [HIST1903, NRHP1972]
Architect: Richard M. Upjohn [HIST1903, NRHP1972]; Robert W. Gibson [HIST1903, NRHP1972]
Comment: Building was seriously damaged by fire on 10 May 1888 [BE1888]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.16.6.1: window (Unknown)
3.16.6.2: Stevenson Memorial Window: Flight of Angels (1889) (Removed)
3.16.6.3: Richmond Memorial Window: The Supper at Emmaus (1930) (Extant)

Item 3.16.6.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Low
Memorial name:
Description: window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Location: chancel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The current, 1889, chancel window is by Henry Holliday, and the previous, 1887 chancel window, destroyed by fire in 1888, was by Cox, Sons, Buckley and Co., so it seems unlikely there was ever a chancel window by Tiffany [HIST1903, BE1888, DEDUCED]

Item 3.16.6.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stevenson Memorial Window
Theme: Flight of Angels [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, BJ1889]
Angelic Orchestra [ORG]
Angelic Choir [BC1889B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation: [BC1889A, BC1889B, BJ1889, HIST1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Amelia S. Stevenson (18 Feb 1804 - 31 Aug 1886) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Exhibited Jun 1889 [BC1889B, BJ1889]
Size: about 17' high x 2.5' wide [TIFF1897]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / AMELIA S STEVENSON [HIST1903, BJ1889, PHOTO]
Category: Angel; Music
Location: east wall of the south transept, near the pulpit [HIST1903]
History: Removed in 1925 and sold to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Buffalo, NY (SITE:3.16.10) [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 77) quotes an extract from a Buffalo Express article saying the window is a "dream of beauty" [TIFF1897]
Tiffany 1897 (p. 79) quotes an extract from a Buffalo Evening Traveler article saying the window is very beautiful [TIFF1897]
Comment: Replaced 1887 Stevenson Memorial Window lost in fire of 1888 [BC1889A, HIST1903]
Exhibited in Boston [BC1889B]
It says Amelia S. Stevenson on the window and Amelia C. Stevenson on her grave [PHOTO, FINDAGRAVE]
Same as item: 3.16.10.1

Item 3.16.6.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Richmond Memorial Window
Theme: The Supper at Emmaus [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [LUSJ1930]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jewett Melvin Richmond (9 Dec 1831 - 27 Mar 1899) and Geraldine Hull Rudderow Richmond (23 May 1840- 21 Jan 1925) [INSCRIPTION, LUSJ1930, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children, Lillian R. Richmond, Gerald H. Richmond and Edward S. Richmond [LUSJ1930]
Date: Installed 1930 [LUSJ1930]
Size:
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / JEWETT MELVIN RICHMOND / 1831-1899 // AND HIS WIFE / GERALDINE HULL RUDDEROW RICHMOND / 1840-1925 [PHOTO, LUSJ1930]
Category: Emmaus
Location: east transept above the side altar [LUSJ1930]

References

BC1889A: The Buffalo Courier (23 Jun 1889, p. 2)
BC1889B: The Buffalo Courier (26 Jul 1889, p. 6)
BE1888: Buffalo Express (11 May 1888, p. 1)
BJ1889: Boston Journal (11 Jun 1889, p. 1)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1903: History of St. Paul's Church, Buffalo, N.Y. 1817-1903, Charles W. Evans, Alice M. Evans Bartlett and G. Hunter Bartlett (1903, p. 62, 66, 156, 170, 265, 283, 294)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LUSJ1930: Lockport Union-Sun and Journal (4 Oct 1930, p. 2)
NRHP1972: National Register of Historic Places, Cornelia E. Brooke (1972)
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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