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Downtown United Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York

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Site Id: 3.99.4
Rating: 3 stars
Other name(s): Brick Presbyterian Church
Address: 121 North Fitzhugh Street
Location: Rochester, New York 14614, USA
Lat/Lng: 43.15771, -77.61637
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1860-1861 and 1892-1893 [RDC1904, HIST1925]; rebuilt 1904 [RDC1904, HIST1925]
Architect: Andrew Jackson Warner [RDC1904, HIST1925]; J. Foster Warner [RDC1904, HIST1925]
Comment: The 1860 / 1898 building was destroyed by fire on 11 Jun 1903 [RDC1904, HIST1925]
Also of interest: 1904 chancel mosaic by Charles Snell Allen [RDC1904]

Site Items

3.99.4.1: Gorsline Memorial Window: King David (Unknown)
3.99.4.2: Angle Memorial Window: landscape (1912) (Extant)
3.99.4.3: Snow Memorial Window: Jacob's Dream (1914) (Unknown)
3.99.4.4: Lindsay Memorial Window: The Annunciation of the Shepherds (1921) (Extant)
3.99.4.5: Snow Memorial Window: Moses and the Law (1922) (Extant)
3.99.4.6: Motley Memorial Window: landscape (1927) (Extant)
3.99.4.7: Motley Memorial Window: St. John the Divine (1928) (Unknown)
3.99.4.8: Wetmore Memorial Window: The Sower (1929) (Unknown)
3.99.4.9: Angle Memorial Window: landscape (1931) (Extant)
3.99.4.10: Darling Memorial Window: Christ the Good Shepherd (1931) (Extant)
3.99.4.11: Prentice Memorial Window: landscape (1931) (Unknown)

Item 3.99.4.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Gorsline Memorial Window
Theme: King David [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 31
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: David
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Goesline [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
This window, if it ever existed, was likely destroyed in the fire of 1903 since it is not mentioned in the 1925 history of the church whereas the other windows to that date are [HIST1925, RDC1904, DEDUCED]

Item 3.99.4.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Angle Memorial Window
Description: landscape [RDC1912, HIST1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HIST1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Edwin Angle (1857 - 25 Jul 1911) [RDC1912, HIST1925]
Donor: his wife, Ida Motley Angle [HIST1925, RDC1931A]
Date: Installed Dec 1912 [RDC1912]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CHARLES EDWIN ANGLE / 1857-1911 [PHOTO, RDC1912, HIST1925]
Category: Landscape

Item 3.99.4.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Snow Memorial Window
Theme: Jacob's Dream [HIST1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1914, HIST1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Frank Lamont Snow (1881 - 25 Jul 1905) [RDC1914, HIST1925]
Donor: his mother, Maria Hill Snow [RDC1914]
and also his father, Benjamin Franklin Snow [HIST1925]
Date: Dedicated 14 Jun 1914 [RDC1914]
Size:
Inscription: FRANK LAMONT SNOW / 1881-1905 [RDC1914, HIST1925]
Category: Jacob

Item 3.99.4.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lindsay Memorial Window
Theme: The Annunciation of the Shepherds [HIST1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1921, HIST1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alexander Millar Lindsay (1841-1920) [RDC1921, HIST1925, WIKI]
Donor: his wife, Adelaide H. Hatch Lindsay [RDC1921, HIST1925, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 5 Jun 1921 [RDC1921]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying, glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men // To the honored memory of Alexander M. Lindsay / Erected by his wife / 1921 [RDC1921, HIST1925]
Category: Annunciation
Location: rear balcony [PHOTO]

Item 3.99.4.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Snow Memorial Window
Theme: Moses and the Law [RDC1922, HIST1925]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HIST1925]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Benjamin Franklin Snow (1820-1906) and his wife Maria Hill Snow (1843-1915) [RDC1922, HIST1925]
Donor: relatives and friends [RDC1922, HIST1925]
Date: Dedicated 1 Oct 1922 [RDC1922]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SNOW / 1820-1906 / AND HIS WIFE / MARIA HILL SNOW / 1843-1915 [HIST1925]
Category: Moses

Item 3.99.4.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Motley Memorial Window
Description: landscape [RDC1927A, RDC1927B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1927A, RDC1927B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Albert Haughton Motley (1877-1926) [RDC1927A, RDC1927B]
Donor: Miss Maude Motley [RDC1927B]
Date: Dedicated Palm Sunday, 10 Apr 1927 [RDC1927A, RDC1927B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RDC1927A]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / 1877 ALBERT HAUGHTON MOTLEY 1926 // And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water that bringeth forth his fruit in his season, his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper [RDC1927A, PHOTO]
Category: Landscape

Item 3.99.4.7

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Motley Memorial Window
Theme: St. John the Divine [RDC1928A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1928A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Motley (1866 - 25 May 1927), an officer of the church for seventeen years [RDC1928A, RDC1928B]
Donor: his sister, Mrs. Edward A. Webster [RDC1928B]
Date: Dedicated 22 Jan 1928 [RDC1928A, RDC1928B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [RDC1928A]
Inscription: In Loving Memory / of / 1866 George Motley 1927 [RDC1928A]
Category: St. John

Item 3.99.4.8

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wetmore Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [RDC1929A, RDC1929B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1929A, RDC1929B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lansing Gilbert Wetmore (1846-1926) and Amoret Southworth Wetmore (27 Jan 1850 - 12 Jul 1927) [RDC1929A, RDC1929B, WEB]
Donor: their children [RDC1929B]
Date: Dedicated 14 Apr 1929 [RDC1929A, RDC1929B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [RDC1929A]
Inscription: To the Glory of God / and in Loving Memory of / 1846 Lansing Gilbert Wetmore 1926 / 1850 Amoret Southmore Wetmore 1927 [RDC1929A]
Category: Parable of the Sower

Item 3.99.4.9

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Angle Memorial Window
Description: landscape [RDC1931A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1931A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ida Motley Angle (1867-1929) [RDC1931A]
Donor: her children, Mrs. Freeman C. Allen and Wesley M. Angle [RDC1931A]
Date: Dedicated 8 Mar 1931 [RDC1931A]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RDC1931A]
Inscription: 1867 // IN LOVING MEMORY OF / IDA MOTLEY ANGLE // 1929 [PHOTO, RDC1931A]
Category: Landscape

Item 3.99.4.10

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Darling Memorial Window
Theme: Christ the Good Shepherd [RDC1931B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Darling (6 Sep 1825 - 14 Apr 1903) and Harriet Darling (1826?-1885) [INSCRIPTION, RDC1931B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Harriet Darling Prentice Chapin [RDC1931B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 26 Apr 1931 [RDC1931B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RDC1931B]
Inscription: THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD / I SHALL NOT WANT PSALM 23 / 1825 GEORGE DARLING 1903 / 1826? HARRIET DARLING 1885 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 3.99.4.11

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Prentice Memorial Window
Description: landscape (with sheep) [RDC1931B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Alexander Prentice (Mar 1848 - 20 Oct 1910) and Harriet Darling Prentice Chapin (Sep 1851 - 28 Apr 1927) [RDC1931B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: wife / self, Harriet Darling Prentice Chapin [RDC1931B, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 26 Apr 1931 [RDC1931B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RDC1931B]
Inscription:
Category: Landscape

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1925: A Living Church: The First Hundred Years of the Brick Church, G.B.F. Hallock and Maude Motley (ed.) (1925, p. 14-18, 24-25, 50-52)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
RDC1904: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (26 Nov 1904, p. 13)
RDC1912: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (30 Dec 1912, p. 11)
RDC1914: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (13 Jun 1914, p. 11)
RDC1921: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (3 Jun 1921, p. 17)
RDC1922: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (2 Oct 1922, p. 18)
RDC1927A: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (7 Apr 1927, p. 28)
RDC1927B: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (11 Apr 1927, p. 22)
RDC1928A: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (17 Jan 1928, p. 28)
RDC1928B: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (23 Jan 1928, p. 18)
RDC1929A: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (12 Apr 1929, p. 21)
RDC1929B: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (15 Apr 1929, p. 16)
RDC1931A: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (7 Mar 1931, p. 7)
RDC1931B: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (25 Apr 1931, p. 6)
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
WIKI: Wikipedia

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