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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)
3.77.1.2: Schnackenberg Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1904) (Extant)
3.77.1.3: De Bost Memorial Window: Resurrection (1904) (Extant)
3.77.1.4: Van Vredenberg and Burns Memorial Window: Christ, Martha and Mary (1904) (Extant)
3.77.1.5: Bartlett Memorial Window: The Epiphany (1920) (Extant)
3.77.1.6: ornamental windows (1904) (Removed)

Item 3.77.1.1

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]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Eugene Alexander (1839-1904) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1905]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Whitsunday, 11 Jun 1905 [CHU1905, CC1993]
Size:
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

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]
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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

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]
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Van Vredenberg 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]
Record type: Window
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]
Size:
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 Vredenberg Memorial Window, which suggests that the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company was a Van Vredenberg [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.77.1.5

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: [NYS1920]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Anne Kate Schnakenberg Bartlett (1883 - 1 Apr 1919) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor: her parents, Daniel Schnakenberg and Elizabeth Gillespie Schnakenberg [NYS1920, INSCRIPTION]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 4 Apr 1920 [NYS1920]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: All Nations // shall come // and worship // before Thee // In Loving Memory of // Anne Kate Bartlett / wife of Edward Everett Bartlett // 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:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building opened on 24 Jan 1904 [CC1993]
Size:
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

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: Organisation
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

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