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First Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown, New York

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Site Id: 3.23.1
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 25 Church Street
Location: Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.6985, -74.92463
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest: 1921 Tiffany Studios bronze tablet in memory of Rev. Charles K. McHarg [GD1921]

Site Items

3.23.1.1: Phinney Memorial Window: The Victory of Faith (1896) (Extant)
3.23.1.2: Beadle Memorial Window: Cross and Lilies (1896) (Extant)

Item 3.23.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Phinney Memorial Window
Theme: The Victory of Faith [CFJ1895, CFJ1896B]
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation: [CFJ1896B, COF1896B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elihu Phinney (20 Jun 1823 - 20 Sep 1892) [CFJ1895, CFJ1896B, INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Sarah Lispenard Stewart Phinney [CFJ1895, CFJ1896B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Originally installed Aug 1895 [CFJ1895]
Removed because family unhappy with it, re-installed Sep 1896 [CFJ1896B, COF1896B]
Size:
Inscription: I / AM THE / RESURRECTION / AND THE LIFE / HE THAT / BELIEVETH IN ME / THOUGH HE / WERE DEAD / YET SHALL HE / LIVE / ST JOHN / XI-XXV // IN MEMORIAM / ELIHU PHINNEY / DIED SEPT 20, 1894 - AET 69 YEARS / AN ELDER IN THIS CHURCH / AND FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH [CFJ1895, CFJ1896B, PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: right of pulpit [PHOTO]
Restoration: Restored by Brennan Stained Glass Studio [BSGS2015]
Comment: Window inscription incorrectly gives year of death of Phinney as 1894 instead of 1892 [INSCRIPTION, WEB]

Item 3.23.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Beadle Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Lilies [PHOTO]
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 21
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation: [CFJ1896A, COF1896A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Ann Pennington (Mrs. Erastus Flavel) Beadle (26 Aug 1822 - 13 May 1889) [CFJ1896A, COF1896A, FINDAGRAVE, WEB, WIKI]
Donor: her daughter, Mrs. Sofia Beadle Raymond [CFJ1896A, COF1896A]
Date: Installed Jun 1896 [CFJ1896A, COF1896A]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: left of pulpit [PHOTO]

References

BSGS2015: Brennan Stained Glass Studio website (10 Jan 2015)
CFJ1895: Cooperstown Freeman's Journal (5 Sep 1895, p. 3)
CFJ1896A: Cooperstown Freeman's Journal (4 Jun 1896, p. 3)
CFJ1896B: Cooperstown Freeman's Journal (24 Sep 1896, p. 3)
COF1896A: Cooperstown Otsego Farmer (5 Jun 1896, p. 5)
COF1896B: Cooperstown Otsego Farmer (25 Sep 1896, p. 5)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GD1921: The Glimmerglass Daily (9 Jul 1921, p. 1)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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