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St. John's Episcopal Church, Somerville, New Jersey

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Site Id: 30.49.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 158 West High Street
Location: Somerville, New Jersey 08876, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.5721, -74.61767
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1895-1896 [NYTR1896]
Architect: Horace Trumbauer [NYTR1896]
Also of interest:

Site Items

30.49.1.1: Smith Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1896) (Extant)
30.49.1.2: Potts Memorial Window: ornamental (1896) (Unknown)
30.49.1.3: Potts Memorial Window: I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes (Extant)
30.49.1.4: Parmelee Memorial Window: Charity (1907) (Extant)
30.49.1.5: Schott Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (Extant)

Item 30.49.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Smith Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1896]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details:
Donor: J. Harper Smith [NYTR1896]
Date: In place when building dedicated, 26 Jan 1896 [NYTR1896]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Location: chancel [PHOTO, NYTR1896]

Item 30.49.1.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Potts Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Page 53
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1896]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mrs. H.B. Potts [NYTR1896]
Date: In place when building dedicated, 26 Jan 1896 [NYTR1896]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 30.49.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Potts Memorial Window (Greenleaf Memorial Window)
Theme: I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes [ORG]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George H. Potts (22 Sep 1811 - 28 Apr 1888) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his children [INSCRIPTION]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help // In memory of / 1811 George H Potts 1888 / A loving tribute by his children [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Greenleaf Memorial Window so likely Bertha Potts Greenleaf, a daughter of Mr. Potts, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 30.49.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Parmelee Memorial Window
Theme: Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [NRHP2002]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Elizabeth Parmelee [CHU1907]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 20 Jan 1907 [CHU1907]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Charity

Item 30.49.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schott Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 88
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ Blessing Children
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]

References

CHU1907: The Churchman (26 Jan 1907, p. 139)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NRHP2002: National Register of Historic Places, Constance M. Greiff (2002)
NYTR1896: New York Daily Tribune (27 Jan 1896, p. 12)
ORG: Organisation
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)

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