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Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York

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Site Id: 3.99.2
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 4 Meigs Street
Location: Rochester, New York 14607, USA
Lat/Lng: 43.15365, -77.59048
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1892-1893 [RDC1893, ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: Window by Maitland Armstrong [ORG, PHOTO]

Site Items

3.99.2.1: Hollister Memorial Window: Angel of the Resurrection (1893) (Extant)
3.99.2.2: Butts Memorial Window: St. Agnes (1894) (Extant)
3.99.2.3: King Memorial Window: From Cross to Crown (1893) (Extant)
3.99.2.4: Loomis Memorial Window: Angel of Victory (1910) (Extant)
3.99.2.5: Oothout Memorial Window: Holy City (1903) (Extant)
3.99.2.6: Stone Memorial Window: landscape (1928) (Extant)

Item 3.99.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hollister Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of the Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel with Laurel Wreath [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Other Tiffany documentation: A 1927 letter lists the window [TIFF1927]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Emmett H. Hollister (1829-1871) [RDC1893, ORG]
Donor: his wife [TIFF1927, ORG]
Date: In place when building dedicated, 14 May 1893 [RDC1893]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection

Item 3.99.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Butts Memorial Window (Oothout Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Agnes [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1927]
John of Patmos with the Holy City [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Other Tiffany documentation: A 1927 letter lists the window [TIFF1927]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Smyles Butts (d. 31 Dec 1878) [INSCRIPTION, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her daughter, Elizabeth Butts (Mrs. John Webster) Oothout [TIFF1927, ORG]
Date: 1894 [TIFF1927, ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / MARY SMILES BVTTS / DIED DECEMBER 31 1878 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Agnes
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Oothout Memorial Window because Elizabeth Oothout was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: The inscription spells the middle name as Smiles but her grave says Smyles [PHOTO, FINDAGRAVE]

Item 3.99.2.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: King Memorial Window
Theme: From Cross to Crown [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1927]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Other Tiffany documentation: A 1927 letter lists the window [TIFF1927]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Antoinette Palmer King (d. 31 May 1891) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: her husband, Charles R. King [TIFF1927, ORG]
Date: 1893 [TIFF1927, ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ANTOINETTE PALMER KING / DIED MAY 31 1891 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Helen

Item 3.99.2.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Loomis Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Victory [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1927]
Thine, O Lord, Is the Victory [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: A 1927 letter lists the window [TIFF1927]
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Horace Arthur Loomis (1874-1908) [INSCRIPTION, RDC1910]
Donor: his wife, Emily Betts Lommis [RDC1910, TIFF1927, ORG]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 27 Mar 1910 [RDC1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THINE O LORD IS THE VICTORY / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / HORACE ARTHVR LOOMIS / 1874 - 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Victory

Item 3.99.2.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Oothout Memorial Window
Theme: Holy City [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, TIFF1927, ORG]
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: A 1927 letter lists the window [TIFF1927]
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Webster Oothout (28 Oct 1844 - 11 Feb 1902) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife, Elizabeth Butts Oothout [TIFF1927, ORG]
Date: 1903 [TIFF1927, ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: JOHN WEBSTER OOTHOUT / BORN OCTOBER 28 1844 - DIED FEBRUARY 11 1902 [PHOTO]
Category: Holy City; Landscape

Item 3.99.2.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stone Memorial Window
Description: landscape [DUNC1980, RDC1928]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany NY [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lauriston Livingston Stone (1833-1920) [INSCRIPTION, RDC1928]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 3 Jun 1928 [RDC1928]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: 1833 LAURISTON LIVINGSTON STONE 1920 / A DEVOUT MEMBER OF THIS PARISH FOR THIRTY-ONE YEARS [PHOTO, RDC1928]
Category: Landscape

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
RDC1893: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (8 May 1893, p. 8)
RDC1910: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (28 Mar 1910, p. 12)
RDC1928: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (2 Jun 1928, p. 4)
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)
TIFF1927: Letter from Tiffany Studios to Hattie Webber, Third (letter says First) Presbyterian Church (courtesy of Kurt Cook) (17 Dec 1927)

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