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McBlain Memorial Chapel, Glenwood Cemetery, Geneva, New York

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Site Id: 3.46.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1000 Lochland Road
Location: Geneva, New York 14456, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.84809, -76.98133
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1908 [GDT1908]
Architect:
Comment: Building is no longer being used as a chapel [ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.46.2.1: Fast Memorial Window: Angel of Resurrection (1908) (Extant)
3.46.2.2: Fast Memorial Window: ornamental (1908) (Extant)

Item 3.46.2.1

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fast Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GDT1908]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Dec 1908 [GDT1908]
Size:
Inscription: Beneath window on bronze tablet: This chapel is erected to the honored memory of James Soverhill and Thomas McBlain, 1908 [GDT1908]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Fast Memorial Window so likely someone by the name of Fast organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.46.2.2

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

Status: Extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fast Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
eight windows of quarried design, set with medallions carrying symbols of the Christian faith [GDT1908]
Tiffany 1910: Page 25
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GDT1908]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened in Dec 1908 [GDT1908]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Fast Memorial Window so likely someone by the name of Fast organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
GDT1908: Geneva Daily Times (26 Dec 1908, p. 6)
ORG: Organization
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)

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