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Asbury Park Public Library, Asbury Park, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.1.1
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 500 First Avenue
Location: Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.22021, -74.00746
Tiffany 1910: Page 80
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1881 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.1.1.1: Mitchell Memorial Window: ornamental (1901) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 30.1.1.1

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Mitchell Memorial Window:  ornamental Mitchell Memorial Window:  ornamental
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mitchell Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
burial at sea of Viking god Balder the Beautiful [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 80
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Theodore Russell Davis [APEP1907]
Designer comment: Tiffany Studios quoted $1000 for the cost of the window as designed by Davis, so the design was modified to reduce the cost [APEP1907]
Memorial details:
Donor: public donations in particular raised by Elizabeth Mary Roberts Mitchell (Mrs. Henry) Mitchell, Louise Schaffer (Mrs. Theodore Russell) Davis, the Ladies' Literary society and the Present Day Club [APEP1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: ca. 1901 [APEP1907]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: HIAWATHA / EVANGELINE / LADDER OF ST AUGUSTINE / GOD'S ACRE / ARROW & THE SONG / RESIGNATION / THE CHILDREN'S HOVR / HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW / TEGNE'RS DRAPA / TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN / *ANGING OF THE C* / THE PSALM OF LIFE / EXCELSIOR // THEY LAVNCHED THE BVRNING SHIP / IT FLOATED FAR AWAY / OVER THE MISTY SEA / TILL LIKE THE SVN IT SEEMED / SINKING BENEATH THE WAVES [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Cost: $600 [APEP1907]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany calls this the Mitchell Memorial Window so likely Mrs. Mitchell organised the window with the Tiffany company [DEDUCED]

References

APEP1907: Asbury Park Evening Press (3 Jun 1907, p. 1)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
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)

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