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St. Hubert's Chapel, Kinnelon, New Jersey

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

Site Id: 30.8.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: Lake Kinnelon
Location: Kinnelon, New Jersey 07405, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.98874, -74.41114
Tiffany 1910: Page 81 and 83
Duncan 1980: Page 216 and 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 50
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once under Butler and once under Kinnelon (as it is listed in Tiffany 1897) [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list a memorial tablet, altar furnishings, vestments and decorations [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1886-1889 [WEB]
Architect:
Comment: Tiffany completed the work in 1891 [ORG]
Francis S. Kinney was the owner of the estate and was responsible for the construction of the chapel [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, ORG]
Also of interest: An exterior bronze tablet of St. Hubert designed by Jacob Adolphus Holzer and made by Tiffany [AR1893, NYTR1892, NYH1894A]
Seven stained glass windows illustrating the life of St. Hubert made by William Gibson's Sons [NYTR1892, NYH1894B]
A plaster bas-relief of St. Hubert in a hunting scene made by William Gibson's Sons (removed in the 1970s and now lost) [NYH1894B, ORG]

Site Items

30.8.1.1: Kinney Memorial Window: symbolic (1891) (Partly extant)
30.8.1.2: jeweled windows (1891) (Extant) item has a photo
30.8.1.3: altar inlaid with mosaics of semi-precious stones (1891) (Extant) item has a photo
30.8.1.4: mosaic floor (1891) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 30.8.1.1

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

Status: Partly extant [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kinney Memorial Window
Description: symbolic [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 81
Duncan 1980: Page 216
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Francis S. Kinney [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, ORG, DEDUCED]
Date: ca. 1891 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Symbolic
Comment: The window was vandalized and is not currently in place [ORG]

Item 30.8.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: jeweled windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Celtic Cross [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 50
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1894A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Francis S. Kinney [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, ORG, DEDUCED]
Date: ca. 1891 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Restoration: Restored 1993-1994 by Rohlf's Studio [WEB]

Item 30.8.1.3

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altar inlaid with mosaics of semi-precious stones altar inlaid with mosaics of semi-precious stones
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: altar inlaid with mosaics of semi-precious stones [NYTR1892, NYH1894A]
Tiffany 1910: Page 83
Duncan 1980: Page 217
Tiffany 1897: Page 50
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYH1894A]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Francis S. Kinney [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, ORG, DEDUCED]
Date: ca. 1891 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:

Item 30.8.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic floor [NYTR1892, NYH1894A]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass Co. (behind the altar) [ORG]
Other documentation: [NYH1894A]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Francis S. Kinney [NYTR1892, NYH1894A, ORG, DEDUCED]
Date: ca. 1891 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription:

References

AR1893: Architectural Record (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advert) (Jan-Mar 1893)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
NYH1894A: New York Herald (8 Jul 1894, Fourth Section, p. 5)
NYH1894B: New York Herald (22 Jul 1894, Fourth Section, p. 9)
NYTR1892: New York Daily Tribune (17 Apr 1892, p. 19)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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