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Old Stone Church, Cleveland, Ohio

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Site Id: 32.5.18
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): First Presbyterian Church
Address: 91 Public Square
Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44113, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.50038, -81.69476
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1855 (rebuilt 1858 after fire) [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

32.5.18.1: Williamson Memorial Window: The Recording Angel (1885) (Extant)
32.5.18.2: Raymond Memorial Window: Beside the Still Water (1915) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.18.3: Hall Memorial Window: The Sower (1930) (Extant) item has a photo
32.5.18.4: Cogswell Memorial Window: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (1930) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 32.5.18.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Williamson Memorial Window
Theme: The Recording Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [DMM1885]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel Williamson (16 Mar 1808 - 14 Jan 1884) [INSCRIPTION, CPD1885, CPD1884]
Donor: his family [ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1885 [CPD1885]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In loving / memory of // Samuel Williamson // Born 1808 / Died 1884 [PHOTO, CPD1885]
Category: Recording Angel
Restoration: Restored 2005 by Whitney Stained Glass Studio [ORG]
Comment: The window is not listed in any Tiffany publication but the church (as First Presbyterian) is listed in Tiffany 1886, and presumably that refers to this window [TIFF1886, DEDUCED]

Item 32.5.18.2

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Raymond Memorial Window:  Beside the Still Water
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Raymond Memorial Window
Theme: Beside the Still Water [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK 1915 [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel A. Raymond [HIST1920]
Donor: his family [HIST1920]
Date: Signature 1915 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: RAYMOND [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Restoration: Restored 2007 by Whitney Stained Glass Studio [ORG]

Item 32.5.18.3

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Hall Memorial Window:  The Sower
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hall Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [AGG2014]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Jennie Ellen Lyon Hall (1855 - 18 Aug 1915) and Lucien Breck Hall (18 Feb 1848 - 30 Jun 1925) [INSCRIPTION, WEB]
Donor: their daughter, Amey Ellen Hall (Mrs. George Sessions) Case [ORG, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Date: Installed Jan 1930 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / JENNIE LYON HALL / 1855 - 1915 / LUCIEN B HALL / 1848-1925 [PHOTO]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Restoration: Restored 2013 by Whitney Stained Glass Studio [AGG2014]

Item 32.5.18.4

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Cogswell Memorial Window:  I Am the Resurrection and the Life
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cogswell Memorial Window
Theme: I Am the Resurrection and the Life [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany [DT2013]
Other documentation: [CPD1930A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Huntington Cogswell (1849-1921) [INSCRIPTION, CPD1930A]
Donor: his wife, Elizabeth Cogswell [CPD1930A, CPD1930B]
Date: Installed Nov 1930 [ORG]
Unveiled 14 Dec 1930 [CPD1930A]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE / HE THAT BELIEVETH IN ME THOUGH HE / WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIVE." / ST JOHN 11:25 // JAMES HUNTINGTON COGSWELL / 1849 1921 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Restoration: Restored 2008 by Whitney Stained Glass Studio [ORG]

References

AGG2014: American Glass Guild forum, Janet Lipstreu (Whitney Stained Glass Studio) (2 Dec 2014)
CPD1884: Cleveland Plain Dealer (14 Jan 1884, p. 4)
CPD1885: Cleveland Plain Dealer (14 Feb 1885, p. 4)
CPD1930A: Cleveland Plain Dealer (13 Dec 1930, p. 18)
CPD1930B: Cleveland Plain Dealer (21 Dec 1930, Art Gravure Section, p. 1)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DMM1885: Demorest's Monthly Magazine (Jul 1885, p. 585)
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (5 Oct 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1920: The Old Stone Church: The Story of a Hundred Years, 1820-1920, Arthur Clyde Ludlow (1920, p. 391-392)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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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