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Christ Episcopal Church, Corning, New York

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Site Id: 3.24.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 33 E. First Street
Location: Corning, New York 14830, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.14161, -77.05324
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1895 [IBE1895, WE1895]
Architect:
Comment: The church published an excellent booklet about their windows [SGW2009]
Also of interest: Three Lamb Studios windows [SGW2009]

Site Items

3.24.1.1: Bigelow Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.2: Hoare Memorial Window: Cornelius and the Angel (1897) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.3: Tully Memorial Window: Christ and Faith (1902) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.4: Annunciation to the Shepherds (1910) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.5: Christ Enthroned (1910) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.6: Christ in the Temple (1910) (Extant) item has a photo
3.24.1.7: three ornamental windows, one larger and two smaller (1910) (Extant)
3.24.1.8: ornamental windows (Unknown)
3.24.1.9: Walker Memorial Mosaic: mosaic reredos (1910) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 3.24.1.1

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Bigelow Memorial Window:  The Resurrection
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bigelow Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation: [IBE1895, RDC1895A, RDC1895B, WE1895, BC1895, EDG1895A, EDG1895B]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Alanson Bigelow (20 May 1809 - 29 Feb 1884) and Anne Rebecca Bangs Bigelow (3 Nov 1816 - 24 May 1861) [INSCRIPTION, RDC1895B, SGW2009, WEB]
Donor: their daughter, Ellen Ann Bigelow (Mrs. Amory) Houghton, Jr. [INSCRIPTION, RDC1895A, RDC1895B, IBE1895, EDG1895B, SGW2009]
their son-in-law, Mr. Amory Houghton, Jr. [WE1895, BC1895, EDG1895A]
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1895 [RDC1895B]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: I am the Resurrection / and the Life, he that believ- / eth in Me, though he were / dead, yet shall he live. // In Memory of Alanson and Anne Rebecca Bigelow / Presented by their daughter, Mrs. Amory Houghton, Jr. / Easter 1895 // If we believe that Jesus / died and rose again, even so / them also which sleep in Je- / sus will God bring with Him. [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: south nave (B7) [RDC1895A, RDC1895B, IBE1895, SGW2009, PHOTO]
Cost: about $6000 [RDC1895A, WE1895, BC1895, EDG1895A, EDG1895B]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: There is a similar design in Tiffany 1896 [TIFF1896]
Comment: Slightly damaged in fire of Jan 1910 [SGW2009]
Several 1895 publications gave the intended subject as the Ascension [RDC1895A, WE1895, BC1895, EDG1895A, EDG1895B]

Item 3.24.1.2

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Hoare Memorial Window:  Cornelius and the Angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hoare Memorial Window
Theme: Cornelius and the Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [BA1897, RDC1897, HWT1897]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [SGW2009, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: John Hoare (12 Apr 1822 - 17 Jun 1896) [BA1897, RDC1897, HWT1897, CHU1897, SGW2009, WEB]
Donor: his wife, Catherine Dailey Hoare [BA1897, CHU1897, SGW2009, GLASS1979]
Date: Installed ca. Jun 1897 [RDC1897, CHU1897]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: THY / PRAYERS & THINE ALMS ARE / COME UP FOR A MEMORIAL BEFORE / GOD // April 12, 1822 - June 17, 1896. In memory of John Hoare, given by his beloved wife. "A just man and one that feared God." [PHOTO, CHU1897]
Category: Cornelius
Location: west nave (A3) [SGW2009, PHOTO]
History: Originally on east wall of chancel, moved to current location after fire of Jan 1910 [SGW2009]
Comment: Damaged in fire of Jan 1910 [SGW2009]
Same as item: Possibly includes 3.24.1.8

Item 3.24.1.3

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Tully Memorial Window:  Christ and Faith
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tully Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [CJ1902]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Byers Tully (16 Mar 1837 - 16 Sep 1901) [INSCRIPTION, CJ1902, SGW2009]
Donor: her husband, Joseph J. Tully [INSCRIPTION, CJ1902, SGW2009]
Date: Installed ca. Sep 1902 [CJ1902]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: In Memory of / Sarah Byers Tully, // Born March 16, 1837 / Died September 16, 1901 // Erected by her husband / Joseph J. Tully [CJ1902, PHOTO]
Category: Faith
Location: west nave (A4) [SGW2009, PHOTO]
History: Originally on east side of nave, moved to current location after fire of Jan 1910 [SGW2009]
Originally on west side of nave [CJ1902]

Item 3.24.1.4

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Annunciation to the Shepherds
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Annunciation to the Shepherds [SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed 1910 [SGW2009]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Annunciation
Location: chancel (B2) [SGW2009, PHOTO]
Comment: Installed after Jan 1910 fire destroyed 1895 Lamb Studios window with same theme [SGW2009]

Item 3.24.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Christ Enthroned [SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SGW2009]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed 1910 [SGW2009]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Christ
Location: chancel (B3) [SGW2009, PHOTO]
Comment: Installed after Jan 1910 fire destroyed 1895 Lamb Studios window with same theme [SGW2009]

Item 3.24.1.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Christ in the Temple [SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS - N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed 1910 [SGW2009]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Disputation in the Temple
Location: chancel (B4) [SGW2009, PHOTO]
Comment: Installed after Jan 1910 fire destroyed 1895 Lamb Studios window with same theme [SGW2009]

Item 3.24.1.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: three ornamental windows, one larger and two smaller [SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SGW2009]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed 1910 [SGW2009]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO, SGW2009]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Location: chancel (B1, B5, B6) [SGW2009, PHOTO]

Item 3.24.1.8

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 15
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Possibly this entry in Tiffany 1910 refers to the outer two panes of the Cornelius and the Angel window (WINDOW:3.24.1.2), which are ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: Possibly part of 3.24.1.2

Item 3.24.1.9

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Walker Memorial Mosaic:  mosaic reredos
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Walker Memorial Mosaic
Description: mosaic reredos [SGW2009]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SGW2009]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: William W. Walker [SGW2009]
Donor: his daughter, Helen Walker Sinclaire [SGW2009]
Date: Installed ca. 1910 [SGW2009]
Size:
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Location: transept chapel [SGW2009]

References

BA1897: Bath Advocate (23 Jun 1897)
BC1895: The Buffalo Courier (21 Jan 1895, p. 3)
CHU1897: The Churchman (17 Jul 1897, p. 90)
CJ1902: Corning Journal (17 Sep 1902, p. 5)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EDG1895A: Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press (18 Jan 1895, p. 3)
EDG1895B: Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press (24 Apr 1895, p. 7)
GLASS1979: The Complete Cut & Engraved Glass of Corning, Estelle Sinclaire Farrar and Jane Shadel Spillman (1979, p. 27)
HWT1897: Hornellsville Weekly Tribune (16 Jul 1897, p. 8)
IBE1895: Illustrated Buffalo Express (3 Feb 1895, p. 2)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
RDC1895A: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (24 Apr 1895, p. 4)
RDC1895B: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (20 Jul 1895, p. 4)
RDC1897: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (24 Jun 1897, p. 4)
SGW2009: The Stained Glass Windows of Christ Episcopal Church, Mary O'Brien (2009 (second revision of 1993 booklet))
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WE1895: Watkins Express (31 Jan 1895, p. 3)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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