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Madison Avenue Reformed Church, Albany, New York

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Site Id: 3.2.5
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): Second Dutch Reformed Church
Address: South Swan Street and Madison Avenue
Location: Albany, New York 12210, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.65, -73.76336 (approx)
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1879-1881 [WEB]
Architect: Joseph Lyman Silsbee [WEB]
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 16 Feb 1937 [ATU1937]
Also of interest: 1899 "Faith and Hope" window (after Burne Jones) by Horace J. Phipps [ATU1899]
1906 Selden Memorial Window, "Annunciation", by Heinigke & Bowen [AEJ1906]

Site Items

3.2.5.1: Lansing Memorial Window: Triumphant Angels (1899) (Likely destroyed)
3.2.5.2: Lansing Memorial Font: baptismal font, rose pink Numidian marble, enriched by layers of gold mosaic, contrasted with mother of pearl and Connemara green (1894) (Likely destroyed) item has a photo

Item 3.2.5.1

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

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lansing Memorial Window
Theme: Triumphant Angels [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ATU1899, JDR1899, GDT1899, NFG1899]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Helen Franchot Douw Lansing (31 Mar 1846 - 28 Jan 1898) [ATU1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Society of the King's Daughters and Sesame Reading Club [ATU1899]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 2 Apr 1899 [ATU1899, JDR1899, GDT1899, NFG1899]
Size:
Inscription: Given in grateful remembrance of its first president, Helen Franchot Douw Lansing, by the Society of the King's Daughters, Easter 1899. // The gift of the Sesame Reading Club to the beloved memory of its founder, Helen Franchot Douw Lansing. At rest January 28, 1898. [ATU1899]
Category: Angel

Item 3.2.5.2

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Lansing Memorial Font:  baptismal font, rose pink Numidian marble, enriched by layers of gold mosaic, contrasted with mother of pearl and Connemara green
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Likely destroyed [DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lansing Memorial Font
Description: baptismal font, rose pink Numidian marble, enriched by layers of gold mosaic, contrasted with mother of pearl and Connemara green [ATU1894]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ATU1894]
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [ATU1894]
Memorial details: Charles Bridgen Lansing (3 Jul 1809 - 1 Dec 1890) [ATU1894, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Consecrated 2 Dec 1894 [ATU1894]
Size:
Inscription:

References

AEJ1906: The Albany Evening Journal (16 Apr 1906, p. 11)
ATU1894: Albany Times Union (3 Dec 1894, p. 2)
ATU1899: Albany Times Union (3 Apr 1899, p. 4)
ATU1937: Albany Times Union (17 Feb 1937, p. 1, 5)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GDT1899: Geneva Daily Times (3 Apr 1899, p. 5)
JDR1899: The Johnstown Daily Republican (3 Apr 1899, p. 2)
NFG1899: Niagara Falls Gazette (3 Apr 1899, p. 5)
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

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