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Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, Ohio

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Site Id: 32.8.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 760 East Broad Street
Location: Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.96487, -82.98016
Tiffany 1910: Page 91 and 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: chapel completed 1888 [TS2016]; sanctuary completed 1894 [CD1894B]; sanctuary expansion 1907-1908 [TS2016]
Architect: Elah Terrell [TS2016]; Elah Terrell [TS2016]; Frank L. Packard [TS2016]
Also of interest:

Site Items

32.8.1.1: Greene Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
32.8.1.2: Sharp Memorial Window: Angel of Hope (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
32.8.1.3: Taylor Memorial Window: Angel of Victory (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
32.8.1.4: Nichols Memorial Window: St. John (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
32.8.1.5: ornamental windows (Unknown)
32.8.1.6: Goodspeed Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Little Children (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
32.8.1.7: Prentiss Memorial Window: four symbolic angels (1894) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 32.8.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Greene Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 91
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Signature: Tiffany Studios / New York [TS2013]
Other documentation: [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894, TIFF1893]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: Milbury Miller Greene (11 May 1830 - 26 Jun 1887) and Martha Kinsman Gould Greene (9 Apr 1932 - 29 Oct 1891) [INSCRIPTION, CD1893, CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: their son, David Greene [CD1893, CD1894B]
Date: Ordered ca. Nov 1893 [CD1893]
Installed by Oct 1894 [CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, CD1894A]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / MILBURY M GREENE - MARTHA K GREENE [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 spell the name as Green [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The window was reduced in size in 1937 [TS2013]
The form of the signature was not used until 1900 so presumably it was added at a later date, likely in 1937 when the window was altered [TS2013, DEDUCED]

Item 32.8.1.2

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Sharp Memorial Window:  Angel of Hope
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sharp Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Hope [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Signature:
Other documentation: [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Abram Sharp (28 Sep 1819 - 8 Mar 1893) and Harriet Rees Sharp (1832-1888) [INSCRIPTION, CD1894A, CPP1894, OSJ1894, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: at least their son, Edwin Rees Sharp [TS2013, WEB]
Date: Installed by Oct 1894 [CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / 1819 ABRAM SHARP 1893 / 1832 HARRIET SHARP 1888 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Hope

Item 32.8.1.3

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Taylor Memorial Window:  Angel of Victory
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Taylor Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Victory [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Signature:
Other documentation: [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Joseph Lauber [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Lauber as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: David Taylor (24 Jul 1801 - 29 Jul 1889) [INSCRIPTION, CD1894A, CPP1894, OSJ1894, FINDAGRAVE]
and also Margaret Livingston Taylor (2 Nov 1809 - 12 Feb 1895) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their son, Henry Clay Taylor [CD1893, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Ordered ca. Nov 1893 [CD1893]
Installed by Oct 1894 [CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / DAVID TAYLOR / MARGARET LIVINGSTON TAYLOR [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Victory
Comment: The inscription was evidently updated after Mrs. Taylor died [DEDUCED]

Item 32.8.1.4

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Nichols Memorial Window:  St. John
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nichols Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Signature:
Other documentation: [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Edward Peck Sperry [TIFF1893, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1893 credits Sperry as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1893]
Memorial details: John Merrill Nichols (1 Nov 1851 - 27 Jan 1894) [INSCRIPTION, CD1894A, CPP1894, OSJ1894, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Julia Adelaide Baldwin Nichols [TS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed by Oct 1894 [CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / JOHN MERRILL NICHOLS / 1851-1894 [PHOTO]
Category: St. John

Item 32.8.1.5

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 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Page 54
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Comment: There are 1894 ornamental windows in the church (arcade, clerestory, lobby and tower), some or all of which might be by Tiffany [TS2014]
Same as item: Possibly includes 32.8.1.7

Item 32.8.1.6

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Goodspeed Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Goodspeed Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 92
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios / New York [TS2013]
Other documentation: [CD1908, NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908A, PB1908B, NYO1908A, NYO1908B]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [CD1908, PB1908B, NYO1908B]
Memorial details: Wilbur Fisk Goodspeed (31 Jul 1836 - 4 Feb 1905) [INSCRIPTION, CD1908, PB1908B, NYO1908B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his second wife, Harriet Howe Goodspeed [TS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Exhibited Apr 1908 [NYT1908, NYEP1908, PB1908A]
Installed by Oct 1908 [PB1908B, NYO1908A, NYO1908B, TS2016]
Size:
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO, CD1908, PB1908B, NYO1908B]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF // WILBUR FISK GOODSPEED // 1836 - 1905 [PHOTO, CD1908, PB1908B, NYO1908B]
Category: Christ Blessing Children

Item 32.8.1.7

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Prentiss Memorial Window:  four symbolic angels Prentiss Memorial Window:  four symbolic angels
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Prentiss Memorial Window
Description: four symbolic angels [TS2013]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: both panes: Tiffany Studios / New York [TS2013]
Other documentation: [CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Martha Greene Prentiss (15 Oct 1858 - 30 Dec 1888) [INSCRIPTION, CD1893, CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her brother, David Greene [CD1893, CD1894B]
Date: Ordered ca. Nov 1893 [CD1893]
Installed by Oct 1894 [CD1894A, CD1894B, CPP1894, OSJ1894]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / MARTHA GREENE PRENTISS [PHOTO]
Category: Symbolic
After design: 1461-1462 ceramic medallions of the four Virtues, in San Miniato al Monte, Florence, Italy, by della Robbia [PHOTO]
Comment: Reconfigured with incidental glass additions in 1908 by an unidentified studio (almost certainly Von Gerichten) [TS2013]
The form of the signature was not used until 1900 so presumably it was added at a later date, likely when the window was altered in 1908 [TS2013, DEDUCED]
Same as item: Possibly part of 32.8.1.5

References

CD1893: Columbus Dispatch (1 Nov 1893, p. 6)
CD1894A: Columbus Dispatch (8 Oct 1894, p. 6)
CD1894B: Columbus Dispatch (13 Oct 1894, p. 12)
CD1908: Columbus Dispatch (3 Oct 1908, Section 3, p. 9)
CPP1894: Columbus Press-Post (8 Oct 1894, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYEP1908: New York Evening Post (18 Apr 1908, p. 8)
NYO1908A: The New York Observer (23 Apr 1908, p. 540)
NYO1908B: The New York Observer (15 Oct 1908, p. 491)
NYT1908: New York Times (15 Apr 1908)
OSJ1894: Ohio State Journal (8 Oct 1894, p. 4)
PB1908A: Presbyterian Banner (16 Apr 1908, p. 1494)
PB1908B: Presbyterian Banner (22 Oct 1908, p. 643)
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)
TS2013: Terry Sherburn, personal communication (8 Oct 2013)
TS2014: Terry Sherburn, personal communication (8 Apr 2014)
TS2016: Terry Sherburn, personal communication (21 Feb 2016)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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