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Christ Church, Rochester, New York

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Site Id: 3.99.7
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 141 East Avenue
Location: Rochester, New York 14604, USA
Lat/Lng: 43.15601, -77.6006
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894 [ORG]
Architect: Robert Gibson [ORG]
Also of interest: 1906 credence made by Tiffany [CHU1906]
1908 Wentworth Memorial rose window, "Christ and the Twelve Apostles", by Gorham [CHU1908]

Site Items

3.99.7.1: Warren Memorial Window: Te Deum (1896) (Extant)
3.99.7.2: Smith Memorial Window: Nativity (1900) (Extant)
3.99.7.3: Smith Memorial Window: Annunciation (1900) (Extant)
3.99.7.4: Griffith Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
3.99.7.5: Weston Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
3.99.7.6: Smith Memorial Mosaic: Last Supper (1902) (Extant)

Item 3.99.7.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Warren Memorial Window
Theme: Te Deum [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Page 21
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1896, NYT1896, HIST1905]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1896, HIST1905]
Memorial details: Aldice Parker Warren and his wife Margaret Ann Carothers Warren [RDC1896, HIST1905]
Donor: their son, Aldice G. Warren [RDC1896, NYT1896, HIST1905]
Date: Exhibited at Tiffany Studios May 1896 [NYT1896]
Unveiled 31 May 1896 [RDC1896, HIST1905]
Size: 23' high x 16' wide [NYT1896]
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Te Deum
Cost: $6000 [RDC1896]

Item 3.99.7.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window (Griffith Memorial Window)
Theme: Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edward Meigs Smith (9 Jun 1827 11 Apr 1884) [HIST1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Julia S. Griffith(s) [NYO1900]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [NYO1900, HIST1905]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the glory of God and in loving memory of Edward Meigs Smith, who entered life eternal, April 11th, 1884. 'There shall come a star out of Jacob and a sceptre shall rise out of Israel.' [HIST1905]
Category: Nativity
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Griffith Memorial Window because Julia Griffith was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.99.7.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window (Griffith Memorial Window)
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYO1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Cornelia Ward Smith (22 Mar 1831 - 2 Apr 1897) [HIST1905, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Julia S. Griffith(s) [NYO1900]
Date: Installed ca. Apr 1900 [NYO1900, HIST1905]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the glory of God and in loving memory of Cornelia Ward Smith, who entered into life eternal, April 2, 1897. 'My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior.' [HIST1905]
Category: Annunciation
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Griffith Memorial Window because Julia Griffith was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.99.7.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Griffith Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 3.99.7.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Weston Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 32
Duncan 1980: Page 206
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 3.99.7.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Mosaic
Theme: Last Supper [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RDC1902, CHU1902, CHU1903]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Frederick Wilson [RDC1902]
Memorial details: Helen Estelle Smith (29 Nov 1864 - 8 Oct 1899) [RDC1902, HIST1905]
Donor: her husband, J. Moreau Smith, and son, V. Moreau Smith [RDC1902, HIST1905]
Date: Unveiled 2 Nov 1902 [RDC1902]
Size: 6' high x 15' wide [CHU1902]
Inscription: This framed mosaic is erected / to the glory of God and / in / loving memory of / Helen Estelle / by her husband and son / J. Moreau Smith-V. Moreau Smith. / 'Lord I have loved the habitation of Thy House and the place where Thine honor dwelleth.' [HIST1905]
Category: Last Supper
Location: behind altar [PHOTO]
After design: Painting by Leonardo da Vinci [HIST1905]

References

CHU1902: The Churchman (6 Dec 1902, p. 738)
CHU1903: The Churchman (17 Jan 1903, p. 100)
CHU1906: The Churchman (28 Apr 1906, p. 653)
CHU1908: The Churchman (22 Feb 1908, p. 255)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1905: Christ Church, Rochester, Western New York, Jane Marsh Parker (1905, p. 203-209)
NYO1900: The New York Observer (19 Apr 1900, p. 516)
NYT1896: New York Times (14 May 1896, p. 8)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
RDC1896: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (1 Jun 1896, p. 10)
RDC1902: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (2 Nov 1902, p. 19)
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)

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