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St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Islip, New York

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Site Id: 3.58.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 754 Montauk Highway
Location: Islip, New York 11751, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.73013, -73.20629
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Page 18
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1880 [EAGLE1880]
Architect: R.M. Hunt [EAGLE1880]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.58.1.1: Redmond Memorial Window: St. John (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
3.58.1.2: Johnson Memorial Window: Choir of Angels (1898) (Extant) item has a photo
3.58.1.3: Hyde Memorial Window: Recording Angel (1900) (Extant) item has a photo
3.58.1.4: Peters Memorial Window: Resurrection Lilies (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
3.58.1.5: St. Mark (1878) (Removed) item has a photo
3.58.1.6: St. Mark (1890) (Extant) item has a photo
3.58.1.7: trefoil (1880) (Extant)
3.58.1.8: bullseye rondel windows (Partly extant)
3.58.1.9: Christ with hands outstretched (1888) (Unknown)

Item 3.58.1.1

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Redmond Memorial Window:  St. John
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Redmond Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Page 18
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Roland Redmond (30 Aug 1845 - 4 Mar 1894) [INSCRIPTION, EAGLE1896, BRSU1896, SHC1896, HIST1928, YALE1894]
Donor: South Side Sportsmen's Club [EAGLE1896, BRSU1896, SHC1896]
his wife, Helen C. Redmond [HIST1928]
Date: ca. 1896 [EAGLE1896, BRSU1896, SHC1896]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Peace / I leave with / you my peace / I give unto / you not as the / world giveth // give I / unto you Let / not your heart / be troubled / neither let / it be afraid // 1845 // In loving memory of / Roland Redmond // 1894 [PHOTO]
Category: St. John
Cost: $1800 [EAGLE1896, BRSU1896, SHC1896]
Comment: The Mar 1896 articles say that the theme was supposed to be a Figure of Christ [EAGLE1896, BRSU1896]

Item 3.58.1.2

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Johnson Memorial Window:  Choir of Angels
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window (Carroll Memorial Window)
Theme: Choir of Angels [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel's Praise [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1898 TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY NEW YORK [LI2008]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Bradish Johnson (22 Apr 1811 - 3 Nov 1892) and Louisa Anna Lawrence Johnson (15 Jun 1817 - 11 Mar 1870) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children [HIST1928]
Date: 1898 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD THAT THEY MAY REST FROM THEIR LABORS // 1811 BRADISH JOHNSON 1892 IN MEMORIAM 1817 LOUISA A JOHNSON 1870 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel; Music
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Carroll Memorial Window so likely the Johnsons' daughter, Lucy A. Johnson Carroll, organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYU1903, DEDUCED]

Item 3.58.1.3

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Hyde Memorial Window:  Recording Angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hyde Memorial Window
Theme: Recording Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Jesus and The Book of Life [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYO1900, SCN1900, NYT1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Baldwin Hyde (15 Feb 1834 - 2 May 1899) [SCN1900, EAGLE1900, NYT1900, NYP1900, CHS1900, WIKI]
Donor: his son, James Hazen Hyde [NYO1900, NYT1900, NYP1900, CHS1900]
and also his son, Caleb Hyde [NYT1900, NYP1900, CHS1900]
Date: Installed Apr 1900 [NYO1900]
Installed Aug 1900 [SCN1900]
Size: 3' high x 5' wide [NYP1900, CHS1900]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THE SPIRIT SHALL RETURN UNTO GOD WHO GAVE IT // IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR FATHER HENRY BALDWIN HYDE VESTRYMAN OF THIS CHURCH 1834-1899 [PHOTO, NYT1900, NYP1900, CHS1900]
Category: Recording Angel
Location: over the door on the north side of the church [SCN1900, NYT1900, CHS1900]
Cost: $2500 [EAGLE1900]

Item 3.58.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Peters Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Lilies [ORG]
Description: floral design [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY, NEW YORK [LI2008]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel Twyford Peters (d. 10 Apr 1873, age 51) and Josephine Gemmel Peters (d. 28 Dec 1896, age 68) [HIST1928, NYH1873, NYT1896]
Donor: his son, Samuel Twyford Peters [HIST1928]
Date: 1899 [FREE1998]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: none on window [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
Restoration: Restored by Jack Cushen after fire of Dec 1989 [FREE1998]
Comment: Damaged by fire in Dec 1989 [FREE1998]

Item 3.58.1.5

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Mark [ART1914, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ART1914, EAGLE1880]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1878 [ART1914]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: St. Mark
History: Originally in earlier, 1847, building [FREE1998]
Removed by Tiffany in 1890 and replaced with current window (ITEM:3.58.1.6) [ORG]
Comment: Window later destroyed [MOBIA2012]

Item 3.58.1.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: St. Mark [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1890 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 9 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Mark; Ornamental
History: Replaced 1878 version of window (ITEM:3.58.1.5) [ORG]
Comment: Most of the window is ornamental [PHOTO]

Item 3.58.1.7

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: trefoil [EAGLE1880, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1880]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Louis C. Tiffany [ORG]
Date: In place when building consecrated 22 Jun 1880 [EAGLE1880]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: above main entrance [DT2016]

Item 3.58.1.8

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Status: Partly extant [ORG, PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: bullseye rondel windows [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Location: sacristy [DT2016]
History: All but one sold off after fire of Dec 1989 to help pay for rebuilding [ORG]
Comment: A pair sold for $22500 at auction 11 Dec 2012, Bonhams, New York, lot 2050 [BONH2012]

Item 3.58.1.9

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Christ with hands outstretched [NYT1888]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Exhibited Jun 1888 [NYT1888]
Size:
Inscription:

References

ART1914: The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany (1914, p. 14)
BONH2012: Bonhams, New York (11 Dec 2012, Auction 20081, Lot 2050)
BRSU1896: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (21 Mar 1896, p. 3)
CHS1900: The Church Standard (3 Nov 1900, p. 12)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2016: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2016)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1880: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (23 Jun 1880, p. 2)
EAGLE1896: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (20 Mar 1896, p. 5)
EAGLE1900: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (18 Aug 1900, p. 15)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
FREE1998: The Freeholder, Artistry in Glass: The Undisputed Master, Our Oyster Bay Neighbor, Judith Ader Spinzia (Winter and Spring 1998, Part I, p. 3-5, Part II, p. 3, 24)
HIST1928: Historical Sketch of St. Mark's, Islip, Long Island, William H. Garth (1928, p. 47-48)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LI2008: Long Island: A Guide to New York's Suffolk and Nassau Counties, Raymond E. Spinzia, Judith A. Spinzia, Kathryn Spinzia Rayne (2008, p. 125-126)
MOBIA2012: Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion (MOBIA), Patricia C. Pongracz (ed.) (2012, p. 89)
NYH1873: New York Herald (13 Apr 1873)
NYO1900: The New York Observer (19 Apr 1900, p. 516)
NYP1900: New York Press (26 Sep 1900, p. 7)
NYT1888: New York Times (7 Jun 1888, p. 8)
NYT1896: New York Times (31 Dec 1896)
NYT1900: New York Times (26 Sep 1900, p. 14)
NYU1903: New York University: Its History, Influence, Equipment and Characteristics (1903, Vol. II, p. 354)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SCN1900: The Suffolk County News (17 Aug 1900, p. 1)
SHC1896: Sag Harbor Corrector (28 Mar 1896)
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia
YALE1894: Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University (1894, p. 242)

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