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Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.12.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 625 Montgomery Avenue
Location: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.02197, -75.3114
Tiffany 1910: Page 95
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1927 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.12.1.1: Caven Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1910) (Extant) item has a photo
33.12.1.2: Miller Memorial Window: St. John the Divine (1907) (Extant) item has a photo
33.12.1.3: Converse Memorial Window: St. Agnes (1911) (Extant) item has a photo
33.12.1.4: Snowden Memorial Window: Scene at the Base of the Acropolis (1911) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 33.12.1.1

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Caven Memorial Window:  Good Shepherd
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Caven Memorial Window (Hensel Memorial Window)
Theme: Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 95
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. [ORG, CENS1993]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Joseph L. Caven (14 Aug 1835 - 17 Mar 1907) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his daughter, Ella Caven Hensel [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: 1910 [ORG]
Size: 10' high x 4'8" wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: August 14 / 1835 // To the Glory of God / and in Loving Memory of / Joseph L. Caven // March 17 / 1907 [PHOTO, CENS1993]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
History: Originally in previous, 1886, building for congregation on same site [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Hensel Memorial Window because Mrs. Hensel was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Census Id: CH4

Item 33.12.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window (Johnson Memorial Window)
Theme: St. John the Divine [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 95
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS [ORG, CENS1993]
Other documentation: [PI1907, WEST1907]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [PI1907, WEST1907]
Memorial details: William Hamilton Miller (7 Jul 1845 - 10 Mar 1907) [INSCRIPTION, PI1907, WEST1907, CENS1993, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: the congregation [PI1907]
Date: Unveiled 14 Dec 1907 [PI1907]
Size: 10' high x 4'8" wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, PI1907]
Inscription: First Pastor / of this / Church from / 1874 to 1907 // In Memory of / William Hamilton / Miller DD // Faithful unto / death I will / give thee a / crown of life [PHOTO, PI1907, WEST1907, CENS1993]
Category: St. John
Cost: $1200 [ORG]
History: Originally in previous, 1886, building for congregation on same site [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Johnson Memorial Window so possibly Alba B. Johnson, one of the people who had the idea for the window, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, PI1907, DEDUCED]
Census Id: CH2

Item 33.12.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Converse Memorial Window
Theme: St. Agnes [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 95
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 11201 [NYO1910]
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS [PHOTO, ORG, CENS1993]
Other documentation: [NYO1910, CONT1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Perkins Thompson Converse (16 Dec 1838 - Jan 1906) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1910, CONT1910, YEAR1912, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her husband, John Heman Converse [NYO1910, CONT1910, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Commissioned 1906 [ORG]
Installed Jan 1911 [YEAR1912]
Size: 10' high x 4'8" wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, NYO1910, CONT1910]
Inscription: In Memory of / Elizabeth Perkins Thompson Converse / wife of / John H. Converse. [PHOTO, NYO1910, CONT1910, CENS1993]
Category: St. Agnes
History: Originally in previous, 1886, building for congregation on same site [ORG]
Census Id: CH3

Item 33.12.1.4

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Snowden Memorial Window:  Scene at the Base of the Acropolis
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Snowden Memorial Window
Theme: Scene at the Base of the Acropolis [NYO1911]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 95
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany photo number: 11371 [NYO1911]
Signature: none seen [ORG, CENS1993]
Other documentation: [NYO1911]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Robinson Smith Snowden (6 Oct 1841 - 26 Jul 1910) [INSCRIPTION, NYO1911, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her son, Charles Randolph Snowden [ORG]
Date: Commissioned summer 1910 [ORG]
Installed ca. Jul 1911 [NYO1911]
Size: 3' high x 4' wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, NYO1911]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF ELIZABETH ROBINSON SNOWDEN JULY 26 1910 [PHOTO, NYO1911, CENS1993]
Category: Landscape
Location: chancel [NYO1911]
History: Originally in previous, 1886, building for congregation on same site [ORG]
Census Id: CH1

References

CENS1993: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, D. D'Amico, K. Walton (15 Feb 1993)
CONT1910: The Continent (22 Dec 1910, p. 1867)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYO1910: The New York Observer (15 Dec 1910, p. 764)
NYO1911: The New York Observer (20 Jul 1911, p. 94)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1907: Philadelphia Inquirer (16 Dec 1907, p. 3)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WEST1907: The Westminster (21 Dec 1907, p. 30)
YEAR1912: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society (1912, p. 168)

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