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Beth Emeth Synagogue, Albany, New York

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.2.6
Rating: Nothing
Address: Corner of Lancaster Street and S. Swan Street
Location: Albany, New York 12210, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.65222, -73.76157
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1887-1889 [ORG]
Architect: Adolph Fleischman, with Isaac Perry [WIKI, ORG]
Comment: Congregation moved to new building (SITE:3.2.7) in 1957 [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.2.6.1.a: Sporborg Memorial Window: Moses (1890) (Removed)
3.2.6.1.b: Sporborg Memorial Window: ornamental window (1890) (Removed)
3.2.6.1.c: Sporborg Memorial Window: ornamental window (1890) (Removed)

Item 3.2.6.1.a

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sporborg Memorial Window
Theme: Moses [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Sporborg [AT1890A, AT1890B]
Donor: his wife and children [AT1890B]
Date: Unveiled 6 Sep 1890 [AEJ1890, AT1890B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [AT1890A, AT1890B, ORG]
Inscription:
Category: Moses
Location: Swan Street side of the building [AT1890B]
History: Moved in ca. 1957 to new building of congregation (SITE:3.2.7) [ORG]
Comment: Transom represents the ark of the covenant and two cherubs with outstretched wings touch overhead [AT1890A, AT1890B]
Same as item: 3.2.7.1.a

Item 3.2.6.1.b

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sporborg Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Sporborg [AT1890A, AT1890B]
Donor: his wife and children [AT1890B]
Date: Unveiled 6 Sep 1890 [AEJ1890, AT1890B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [AT1890A, AT1890B, ORG]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: Swan Street side of the building [AT1890B]
History: Moved in ca. 1957 to new building of congregation (SITE:3.2.7) [ORG]
Same as item: 3.2.7.1.b

Item 3.2.6.1.c

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sporborg Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 19
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Sporborg [AT1890A, AT1890B]
Donor: his wife and children [AT1890B]
Date: Unveiled 6 Sep 1890 [AEJ1890, AT1890B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [AT1890A, AT1890B, ORG]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: Swan Street side of the building [AT1890B]
History: Moved in ca. 1957 to new building of congregation (SITE:3.2.7) [ORG]
Same as item: 3.2.7.1.c

References

AEJ1890: The Albany Evening Journal (8 Sep 1890, p. 6)
AT1890A: The Albany Times (2 Sep 1890, p. 3)
AT1890B: The Albany Times (6 Sep 1890, p. 2)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organization
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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