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Union Congregational Church, Montclair, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.32.6
Rating: 1 star
Address: 176 Cooper Avenue
Location: Montclair, New Jersey 1, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.83848, -74.20393
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1900 [NYTR1900]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.32.6.1: Hopkins, Gallie and Rapkin Memorial Window: medallion window (1920) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 30.32.6.1

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Hopkins, Gallie and Rapkin Memorial Window:  medallion window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hopkins, Gallie and Rapkin Memorial Window
Description: medallion window (center opening: Birth of Christ, His Baptism by John, Christ washing the feet of his disciple, His prayer at Gethsemane, His Ascension into heaven; right opening: the Martyrdom of Stephen, the release of Peter from prison by an angel of God, Paul standing before Agrippa, St. John on the Isle of Patmos; left opening: Attempted sacrifice of Abraham's son, Moses receiving the Divine Command from the spirit in the burning bush, Gideon leading his forces against the enemies of Jehovah, Isaiah receiving Divine Command in preparation to his prophecy) [NYS1920B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYS1920B, CONG1920]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ralph Sherman Hopkins (24 Sep 1889 - 21 Mar 1918), George W. Gallie (d. 29 Oct 1918) and Edmund L. Rapkin (d. 31 Oct 1918), the three church members who served and died in the Great War (World War I) [INSCRIPTION, NYS1920A, NYS1920B, CONG1920, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 4 Apr 1920 [NYS1920A, NYS1920B, CONG1920]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, NYS1920B]
Inscription: IN RECOGNITION OF THOSE OF THIS / CHURCH WHO ENTERED THE SERVICE / OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR // IN MEMORY / OF THOSE / WHO MADE / THE SUPREME SACRIFICE // AND IN COMMEMORATION / OF THE HIGH CAUSE / WHICH THEY SERVED [PHOTO, NYS1920B]
Category: Medallion; War Memorial
Location: chancel [PHOTO, NYS1920B]
Comment: The window survived a 1975 fire in the sanctuary [ORG]

References

CONG1920: The Congregationalist and Advance (15 Jul 1920, p. 96)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYS1920A: New York Sun and New York Herald (3 Apr 1920, p. 6)
NYS1920B: New York Sun and New York Herald (4 Apr 1920, Section 3, p. 6)
NYTR1900: New York Daily Tribune (12 Nov 1900, p. 4)
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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