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Princeton University, Alexander Hall, Princeton, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.44.3
Rating: 1 star
Address:
Location: Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.34831, -74.6606
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894 [AP1894]
Architect: William Appleton Potter [NYEP1896A, NYW1896, NYT1896A, NYT1896E]
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.44.3.1: ornamental windows (Unknown)
30.44.3.2: Knowledge, Fame, Genius, Study (1896) (Extant)
30.44.3.3: The Heroes and Heroines of the Homeric Story (1897) (Extant)

Item 30.44.3.1

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 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 30.44.3.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Knowledge, Fame, Genius, Study [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: rose window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1896A, NYT1896B, NYT1896C, DP1896A, DP1896B, NYEP1896A, NYP1896, NYW1896, CRIT1896, ARCH1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [NYT1896A, NYT1896B, NYT1896C, DP1896B, NYEP1896A, NYW1896, CRIT1896, ARCH1896]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Completed Apr 1896 [DP1896A, NYEP1896A, NYP1896]
Exhibited ca. Apr 1896 [CRIT1896]
Installed May 1896 [DP1896B]
Size:
Inscription: FAME // LVX ET VERITAS / KNOWLEDGE // GENIVS // FAC ET SPERA / STVDY [PHOTO]
Category: Knowledge; Fame; Genius; Study; Rose Window
Comment: The view of the window from the main floor is obscured by a structure which has been inserted to hold lighting for the stage [PHOTO]

Item 30.44.3.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: The Heroes and Heroines of the Homeric Story [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 shows a design and several detail sketches of the mosaic [TIFFM1896]
Signature: WM A POTTER - ARCH'T // J A HOLZER - PINXIT // EXECVTED BY THE TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING CO [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYT1896D, NYT1896E, DP1896C, NYEP1896B, DP1897, AP1897]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [SIGNATURE, TIFFM1896, NYT1896E, DP1896C, NYEP1896B]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Top of central panel exhibited Aug 1896 [NYT1896D]
Two panels exhibited ca. Oct 1896 [NYT1896E]
Central panel installed Oct 1896 [DP1896C, NYEP1896B]
Side panels exhibited ca. Mar 1897 [DP1897, AP1897]
Size: Each panel 9' high x 10' wide [TIFFM1896]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, NYT1896D]
Inscription: Τεΰκρος (Teucros) Μενέλαος (Menelaus) Άγαμέμνων (Agamemnon) Αΐας Τελαμώνιος (Ajax son of Telamon) Αΐας Όιλῆος (Ajax son of Oileus) Πατροκλος (Patroclus) Διομηδης (Diomedes) // Τηλέμαχος (Telemachus) Πηνελόπεια (Penelope) Όδυσσεύς (Odysseus) Άχιλλεύς (Achilles) Όμηρος (Homer) Μέντωρ (Mentor) Έλένη (Helen) Πάρις (Paris) // Ἕκτωρ (Hector) Αίνείας (Aeneas) Πάνδαρος (Pandarus) Πρίαμος (Priam) [PHOTO, DL2017]
Category: Homer

References

AP1894: The Alumni Princetonian (13 Jun 1894, p. 4)
AP1897: The Alumni Princetonian (8 Apr 1897, p. 4)
ARCH1896: Catalogue of the Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1896, p. 29)
CRIT1896: The Critic (2 May 1896, p. 320)
DL2017: Prof. Doug Lee, University of Nottingham, personal correspondence (22 Jun 2017)
DP1896A: The Daily Princetonian (27 Apr 1896, p. 1)
DP1896B: The Daily Princetonian (20 May 1896, p. 1)
DP1896C: The Daily Princetonian (13 Oct 1896, p. 1)
DP1897: The Daily Princetonian (5 Apr 1897, p. 3)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYEP1896A: New York Evening Post (24 Apr 1896, p. 3)
NYEP1896B: New York Evening Post (17 Oct 1896, p. 15)
NYP1896: New York Press (29 Apr 1896)
NYT1895: New York Times (11 Nov 1895)
NYT1896A: New York Times (30 Apr 1896, p. 9)
NYT1896B: New York Times (3 May 1896, p. 11)
NYT1896C: New York Times (4 May 1896, p. 10)
NYT1896D: New York Times (5 Aug 1896, p. 8)
NYT1896E: New York Times (1 Oct 1896, p. 8)
NYW1896: New York World (25 Apr 1896, p. 7)
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)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)

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