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First Presbyterian Church, Passaic, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.40.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: Passaic Avenue, corner of Grove Street
Location: Passaic, New Jersey 07055, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.85888, -74.12736
Tiffany 1910: Page 86
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 52
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: No more
Building date: 1887 [HIST1899]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1907 Leavens Memorial Window, "Sower", by Louis J. Millet [PDN1907A, PDN1907B]

Site Items

30.40.1.1: Fish Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (1895) (Removed)
30.40.1.2: Barry Memorial Window: Prophesying Michael (1904) (Removed)
30.40.1.3: Founders Memorial Window: Christ on Road to Emmaus (1904) (Removed)
30.40.1.4: cathedral glass throughout the church (1904) (Unknown)

Item 30.40.1.1

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

Status: Removed [MICH2013]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fish Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 86
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 52
Signature: TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / **** 1895 (worn) [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
signature
Other documentation: [PDN1895]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Fannie Rose Fish [PDN1895, HIST1922]
Donor: her husband, William J. Fish [PDN1895, HIST1922]
Date: Signature 1895 [SIGNATURE]
Unveiled 10 Nov 1895 [PDN1895]
Size: about 8' high x 3' wide [PDN1895, DEDUCED]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhorst [PHOTO]

Item 30.40.1.2

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

Status: Removed [MICH2013]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Barry Memorial Window
Theme: Prophesying Michael [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 86
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PDN1904A, PDN1904B, PDN1904C]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Isaac Barry (12 Dec 1850 - 25 May 1895) [PDN1904A, PDN1904B, HIST1922]
Donor: his wife, Lizzie A. Bartlett Barry [PDN1904A, PDN1904B, HIST1922]
and also his children [HIST1922]
Date: Installed Feb 1904 [PDN1904B]
Unveiled 7 Feb 1904 [PDN1904B, PDN1904C, HIST1922]
Inscription:
Category: Prophecy
Location: Passaic Avenue side of church [PDN1904A]

Item 30.40.1.3

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

Status: Removed [MICH2013, GARD2013]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Founders Memorial Window
Theme: Christ on Road to Emmaus [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 86
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PDN1904A, PDN1904B, PDN1904C]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: those who founded the church in 1867 [PDN1904A, PDN1904B, HIST1922]
Donor: the congregation [PDN1904A, PDN1904B]
Date: Installed Feb 1904 [PDN1904B]
Unveiled 7 Feb 1904 [PDN1904B, PDN1904C, HIST1922]
Size: 68.5" high x 105" wide (excluding the decorative border) [GARD2013, HA2017, DEDUCED]
Inscription:
Category: Emmaus
Location: Passaic Avenue side of church [PDN1904A, HIST1922]
History: Window sold at Michaan's Auctions, 18 May 2013, Lot 2105, for $65000 [GARD2013, WEB]
Window for sale at Heritage Auctions, 14 Nov 2017, Lot 79022, not sold [HA2017]
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhorst [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this a Memorial Window without a name [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The window originally had a large decorative border [PHOTO]

Item 30.40.1.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: cathedral glass throughout the church [PDN1904A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PDN1904A]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Jan 1904 [PDN1904A]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
GARD2013: Treasures of Louis C. Tiffany from the Garden Museum, Japan, Part 2, Michaan's Auctions (18 May 2013, Lot 2105)
HA2017: Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX (14 Nov 2017, Lot 79022)
HIST1899: The News' History of Passaic. From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Day., William J. Pape (ed.), with collaboration of William W. Scott (1899, p. 124, 202)
HIST1922: History of Passaic and Its Environs, William W. Scott (1922, Vol. I, p. 518)
MICH2013: Allen Michaan, private communication (27 Jul 2013)
PDN1895: Passaic Daily News (11 Nov 1895, p. 1)
PDN1904A: Passaic Daily News (26 Jan 1904, p. 1)
PDN1904B: Passaic Daily News (4 Feb 1904, p. 1)
PDN1904C: Passaic Daily News (6 Feb 1904, p. 2)
PDN1907A: Passaic Daily News (8 Mar 1907, p. 11)
PDN1907B: Passaic Daily News (11 Mar 1907, p. 1)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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