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Grace Episcopal Church, Madison, New Jersey

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 30.27.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 4 Madison Avenue
Location: Madison, New Jersey 07940, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.76095, -74.41933
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list "Decorations", which were done in 1893 and include the mosaic reredos [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYT1894]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1885 [HIST1987]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.27.1.1: Vanderbilt Memorial Window: Education of the Virgin (1898) (Extant)
30.27.1.2: Twombly Memorial Window: St. Agnes (1898) (Extant)
30.27.1.3: ornamental windows (Unknown)
30.27.1.4: Evans Memorial Window: Benedicité (1913) (Extant)
30.27.1.5: mosaic reredos (1893) (Extant)

Item 30.27.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Vanderbilt Memorial Window
Theme: Education of the Virgin [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ME1898]
Memorial details: Maria Louisa Vanderbilt (24 Jun 1821 - 6 Nov 1896) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: her daughter, Florence Adele Vanderbilt (Mrs. Hamilton McKown) Twombly [NYT1897, WIKI]
her son-in-law, Hamilton McKown Twombly [NYT1898, NYS1898, NYP1898, WIKI]
Date: Ordered 1897 [NYT1897]
Installed ca. Jan 1898 [ME1898, NYT1898, NYS1898, NYP1898]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Blessed are the pure in heart // Maria Louisa / Vanderbilt / June 24 1821 / November 6 1896 [PHOTO]
Category: Education of the Virgin
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 has a black and white photo of the window on p. 79 [DUNC1980]

Item 30.27.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Twombly Memorial Window
Theme: St. Agnes [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Signature:
Other documentation: [ME1898, CHU1898, CHUR1898]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ME1898]
Memorial details: Alice Twombly (3 Aug 1879 - 1 Jan 1896) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: her mother, Florence Adele Vanderbilt (Mrs. Hamilton McKown) Twombly [NYT1897, WIKI]
her father, Hamilton McKown Twombly [NYT1898, NYS1898, NYP1898, WIKI]
Date: Ordered 1897 [NYT1897]
Installed ca. Jan 1898 [ME1898, NYT1898, NYS1898, NYP1898]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Peace be unto thee // Alice Twombly / August 3 1879 / January 1 1896 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Agnes

Item 30.27.1.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 51
Signature:
Other documentation: [ME1898]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 30.27.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Evans Memorial Window
Theme: Benedicité [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ME1913, CHU1914]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Laura A. Evans (d. 18 Apr 1913) [INSCRIPTION, ME1913, CHU1914]
Donor: her husband, Alfred G. Evans [ME1913]
Date: Installed 30 Nov 1913 [ME1913]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CHU1914]
Inscription: BENEDICITE / SOFTLY NOW THE LIGHT OF DAY / FADES UPON MY SIGHT AWAY / FREE FROM CARE FROM LABOR FREE / LORD I WOULD COMMUNE WITH THEE / LAURA A WIFE OF / ALFRED G EVANS / APRIL EIGHT-TEEN NINETEEN THIRTEEN [PHOTO, ME1913]
Category: Landscape

Item 30.27.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic reredos [NYT1894]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1894]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1893 [NYT1894]
Size:
Inscription:

References

CHU1898: The Churchman (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advertisement) (9 Apr 1898, p. 524)
CHU1914: The Churchman (25 Jul 1914, p. 120)
CHUR1898: The Church (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advertisement) (Apr 1898, p. 43)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1987: History of Grace Church, 1854-1984, Suzanne B. Geissler (1987)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ME1898: The Madison Eagle (14 Jan 1898, p. 1)
ME1913: The Madison Eagle (5 Dec 1913, p. 1)
NYP1898: New York Press (16 Jan 1898, p. 7)
NYS1898: New York Sun (15 Jan 1898, p. 8)
NYT1894: New York Times (1 Jan 1894)
NYT1897: New York Times (28 Mar 1897, p. 3)
NYT1898: New York Times (15 Jan 1898, p. 5)
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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