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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Plainfield, New Jersey

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

Site Id: 30.43.3
Rating: Nothing
Address: 620 Ravine Road
Location: Plainfield, New Jersey 07060, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.62444, -74.4021
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:
Architect:
Comment: Site sold by Diocese of New Jersey in 1985 to I Am's Temple Christian Academy [ORG_NEW]
Also of interest: 1916 Cox Memorial Reredos by Tiffany Studios [PCN1916A, PCN1916B, PDP1916]

Site Items

30.43.3.1: Charles Memorial Window: semicircular landscape view of the Sea of Galilee (1915) (Removed)

Item 30.43.3.1

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

Status: Removed [HOLL2021]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Charles Memorial Window
Description: semicircular landscape view of the Sea of Galilee [PCN1915A, PCN1915B, PDP1915, HOLL2021]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1915 [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [PCN1915A, PCN1915B, PDP1915]
Designer:
Memorial details: John Bailey Charles (27 May 1905 - 24 Dec 1962), Mary De Peyster Charles (later Mrs. Edward Clark, Jr., and then Mrs. James Henry King) (5 Dec 1912 - 14 Mar 1975) and Adrienne Bruton Charles (later Mrs. Charles Henry Classen) (7 Jan 1915 - 20 Apr 1948) (window given in thanks rather than in memory) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, DEDUCED]
Donor: their parents, Mary de Peyster Bailey Charles and James Murphy Charles [INSCRIPTION, DEDUCED]
Date: Signature 1915 [SIGNATURE]
Inscription 1915 [INSCRIPTION]
Installed Oct 1915 [WREDE2020]
Dedicated 10 Oct 1915 [PCN1915A, PCN1915B, PDP1915]
Size: 7' diameter [MARC2013]
Inscription: On window: Rejoice [PCN1915B]
On plaque underneath window: IN THANKSGIVING FOR OUR CHILDREN / JOHN BAILEY CHARLES / MARY DE PEYSTER CHARLES / ADRIENNE BRUTON CHARLES / 1915 [PHOTO, HOLL2021]
Category: Landscape
History: Window removed ca. 2002 [HOLL2021]
Window damaged during removal and much of the glass has subsequently been replaced [HOLL2021, PHOTO, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HOLL2021: William Holland, personal communication (17 Feb 2021)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MARC2013: Tiffany Windows: Marcello Trust Museum Collection (ca. 2013, p. 24)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
PCN1915A: Plainfield Courier-News (8 Oct 1915, p. 12)
PCN1915B: Plainfield Courier-News (11 Oct 1915, p. 1)
PCN1916A: Plainfield Courier-News (25 Mar 1916, p. 1)
PCN1916B: Plainfield Courier-News (27 Mar 1916, p. 1)
PDP1915: Plainfield Daily Press (8 Oct 1915, p. 1)
PDP1916: Plainfield Daily Press (27 Mar 1916, p. 3)
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)
WREDE2020: The Revd Canon Richard C. Wrede (Archivist and Historiographer, Diocese of New Jersey), personal communication (6 Aug 2020)

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