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First Church in Albany, Albany, New York

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Site Id: 3.2.3
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): First Reformed Church
Address: 110 North Pearl Street
Location: Albany, New York 12207, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.65348, -73.75044
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1789-1798 [NRHP1974]
Architect: Philip Hooker [NRHP1974]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.2.3.1: Sumner Memorial Window: landscape (1912) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.3.2: ornamental windows, green and beige (1918) (Extant) item has a photo
3.2.3.3: mosaic (Extant)

Item 3.2.3.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sumner Memorial Window
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1913 has a photo of the window [TIFF1913]
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [AEJ1912B, CSR1912]
Record type: Window
Designer: Agnes Northrop [MOBIA2012]
Memorial details: Sarah Fay Sumner (20 Jul 1948 - 21 Jul 1909), for 44 years a teacher in the Sunday School [INSCRIPTION, AEJ1912A, AEJ1912B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her family [ORG]
Date: Installed summer 1912, unveiled 13 Oct 1912 [AEJ1912B]
Size: originally 14'10" (or just 14') high x 6'11" wide [AEJ1912A, CSR1912]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Originally (but no longer there): O LORD HOW MANIFOLD ARE THY WORKS IN WISDOM HAST THOV MADE THEM ALL // THE LORD IS GOOD TO ALL AND HIS TENDER MERCIES ARE OVER ALL HIS WORKS // IN LOVING MEMORY OF / SARAH FAY SVMNER / FOR FORTY-FOVR YEARS A TEACHER / IN THIS SVNDAY SCHOOL / 1848 - 1909 [TIFF1913]
Category: Landscape
Location: lobby [ORG]
History: Originally located in Sunday School [AEJ1912A, CSR1912, TIFF1913]
Moved to stair well facing Orange Street in 1939 and to new lobby in 1988 [ORG]
Comment: The window originally had a wide glass border containing designs and inscriptions but this was removed when window was moved in 1939 [TIFF1893, ORG]

Item 3.2.3.2

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ornamental windows, green and beige
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows, green and beige [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. 1918 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 3.2.3.3

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Status: Extant [WEB]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WEB]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Location: vestibule on the ground floors for each of the church's two towers [WEB]

References

AEJ1912A: The Albany Evening Journal (26 Sep 1912, p. 12)
AEJ1912B: The Albany Evening Journal (14 Oct 1912, p. 8)
CSR1912: The Cold Spring Recorder (4 Oct 1912, p. 3)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MOBIA2012: Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion (MOBIA), Patricia C. Pongracz (ed.) (2012, p. 177-178)
NRHP1974: National Register of Historic Places, C.E. Brooke (1974)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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)
TIFF1913: Memorials in Glass and Stone, Tiffany Studios (1913)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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