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Christ Church, Staten Island, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 3.77.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 76 Franklin Avenue
Location: Staten Island, New York City, New York 10301, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.6436, -74.09292
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site under New Brighton, which is part of Staten Island [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1903-1904 [CHU1904B, CC1993]
Architect:
Also of interest: Windows by Lamb Studios, Gorham, D'Ascenzo Studios [ORG]

Site Items

3.77.1.1: Alexander Memorial Window: Presentation in Temple (1905) (Extant) item has a photo
3.77.1.2: Schnackenberg Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1904) (Extant) item has a photo
3.77.1.3: De Bost Memorial Window: Resurrection (1904) (Extant) item has a photo
3.77.1.4: Van Vredenburgh and Burns Memorial Window: Christ, Martha and Mary (1904) (Extant) item has a photo
3.77.1.5: Bartlett Memorial Window: The Epiphany (1920) (Extant) item has a photo
3.77.1.6: ornamental windows (1904) (Removed)

Item 3.77.1.1

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Alexander Memorial Window:  Presentation in Temple
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Alexander Memorial Window
Theme: Presentation in Temple [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1905]
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Eugene Alexander (1839-1904) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1905]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Whitsunday, 11 Jun 1905 [CHU1905, CC1993]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Henry Eugene Alexander / 1839 - 1904 // Nunc dimittis / servum Tuum / Domine [PHOTO]
Category: Presentation in the Temple
Location: nave, northern wall [ORG]

Item 3.77.1.2

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Schnackenberg Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schnackenberg Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GCA1904B]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [GCA1904B]
Memorial details: Daniel Schnakenberg (19 Dec 1884 - 12 Feb 1891) and his sister Marie Schnakenberg (1 Jan 1887 - 11 Feb 1891) [INSCRIPTION, GCA1904B]
Donor: their father, Daniel Schnakenberg [GCA1904B, WEB]
Date: Unveiled Palm Sunday, 27 Mar 1904 [GCA1904B]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, GCA1904B]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of Daniel Schnakenberg / Born December 19 1884 - Died February 12 1891 // In Loving Memory of / Marie Schnakenberg / Born January 1 1887 - Died February 11 1891 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Location: nave, southern wall [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Schmackenberg [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 3.77.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: De Bost Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1904A]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [CHU1904A]
Memorial details: Anita Ludlam De Bost (31 Dec 1877 - 30 Jul 1901) [INSCRIPTION, GCA1904A, CHU1904A, WEB]
Donor: her mother, Mrs. Leon De Bost [GCA1904A, CHU1904A]
Date: Unveiled on 28 February 1904 [GCA1904A, CHU1904A, CC1993]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I am the Resurrection / and the Life // To the Glory of God and in Memory of / Anita Ludlam DeBost / 1877 - 1901 // Blessed are the Pure in Heart / for they shall see God [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: over altar [PHOTO, CHU1904A]

Item 3.77.1.4

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Van Vredenburgh and Burns Memorial Window:  Christ, Martha and Mary
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Van Vredenburgh and Burns Memorial Window
Theme: Christ, Martha and Mary [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ in the Home of Mary and Martha [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [GCA1904B, CHU1904B]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [GCA1904B, CHU1904B]
Memorial details: Mary Elizabeth Van Vredenburgh (22 Mar 1827 - 18 Apr 1893) and Mary Isabel Burns (23 Jun 1833 - 11 Aug 1902) [INSCRIPTION, GCA1904B, CHU1904B]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 10 Jul 1904 [CHU1904B]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, GCA1904B]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and In Loving Memory of / Mary Elizabeth Van Vredenburgh / Born March 22 1827 - Died April 18 1893 // To the Glory of God and In Loving Memory of / Mary Isabel Burns / Born June 23 1833 - Died August 11 1902 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ at Home of Martha and Mary
Location: nave, northern wall [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this just the Van Vredenburgh (spelled Vredenberg) Memorial Window, which suggests that one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company was a Van Vredenburgh [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.77.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bartlett Memorial Window
Theme: The Epiphany [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BRSU1920, NYS1920]
Designer:
Memorial details: Anne Kate Schnakenberg Bartlett (1883 - 1 Apr 1919) [INSCRIPTION, BRSU1920, ORG]
Donor: her parents, Daniel Schnakenberg and Elizabeth Gillespie Schnakenberg [BRSU1920, NYS1920]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 4 Apr 1920 [BRSU1920, NYS1920]
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: All Nations // shall come // and worship // before Thee // In Loving Memory of // Anne Kate Bartlett / wife of Edward Everett Bartlett, Jr. // and daughter of Daniel Schnakenberg and Elizabeth Gillespie Schnakenberg // Died April 1, 1919. [PHOTO]
Category: Adoration of the Magi
Location: epistle transept, northern wall [ORG]

Item 3.77.1.6

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

Status: Removed [CC1993]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 28
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened on 24 Jan 1904 [CC1993]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Comment: Tiffany installed temporary glass in all the openings in return for a promise that Tiffany would get the contract for all the memorial windows (which did not happen) and that the glass would return to the company when those windows were installed [CC1993]

References

BRSU1920: The Brooklyn Standard Union (15 Apr 1920, p. 10)
CC1993: Christ Church, New Brighton: The Story of a Staten Island Episcopal Parish, John B. Woodall (1993)
CHU1904A: The Churchman (12 Mar 1904, p. 337)
CHU1904B: The Churchman (16 Jul 1904)
CHU1905: The Churchman (22 Jul 1905, p. 130)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
GCA1904A: The Globe and Commercial Advertiser (5 Mar 1904, p. 10)
GCA1904B: The Globe and Commercial Advertiser (19 Mar 1904, second section, p. 8)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYS1920: New York Sun and New York Herald (18 Apr 1920, Section 3, p. 9)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of 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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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