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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chester, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.18.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 301 East 9th Street
Location: Chester, Pennsylvania 19013, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.85334, -75.35836
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1899-1900 [ORG, WEB]
Architect:
Also of interest: Dyer Memorial Window by La Farge [ORG]
1909 Deshong Memorial window by Maitland Armstrong [CHU1909, ARCH1909]
1945 Taitt Memorial Window by Willet [CT1945]

Site Items

33.18.1.1: Thornley Memorial Window: Nativity (Extant) item has a photo
33.18.1.2: McKeever Memorial Window: The Resurrection (Extant) item has a photo
33.18.1.3: Dyer Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (Extant) item has a photo
33.18.1.4: Hinkson Memorial Window: The Crucifixion (Extant) item has a photo
33.18.1.5: Brown Memorial Window: The Conversion of St. Paul (1903) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 33.18.1.1

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Thornley Memorial Window:  Nativity
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thornley Memorial Window (Tate Memorial Window)
Theme: Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 219
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Thornley (d. 1883) and Mary Thornley (d. Apr 1881) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: their daughter, Elizabeth Thornley [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory Of // John and Mary Thornley [PHOTO]
Category: Nativity
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Tate Memorial Window, so possibly Francis Marion Taitt, rector at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 33.18.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McKeever Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating [DT2016]
Other documentation:
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: John B. McKeever (d. 1874, aged 60) and Susan H. McKeever (d. 1898, aged 78) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: their daughter, Mrs. D. Edwin Irving [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory Of // John B and Susan H McKeever [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ

Item 33.18.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dyer Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lavinia Ashmead Dyer (d. 28 Feb 1899, aged 52) [INSCRIPTION, TIMES1899]
Donor: St. Paul's Sunday School [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory Of // Lavinia Ashmead Dyer [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 33.18.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hinkson Memorial Window
Theme: The Crucifixion [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry M. Hinkson (1829-1890) [ORG, INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory Of // Henry M Hinkson // Born 1829 Died 1890 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Crucifixion

Item 33.18.1.5

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Brown Memorial Window:  The Conversion of St. Paul
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brown Memorial Window
Theme: The Conversion of St. Paul [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CT1902, CHU1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Henry Brown [CT1902, CHU1903]
Donor: the congregation [HIST1904]
Date: Ordered Aug 1902 [CT1902]
Unveiled 11 Jan 1903 [CHU1903]
Size:
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Beloved Rector of this Parish for 30 years / In Memory Rev. Henry Brown / For five years Rector Emeritus [ORG, CHU1903]
Category: St. Paul
Location: over altar [PHOTO]
Cost: $1500 [ORG]

References

ARCH1909: Year Book of the Architectural League of New York and Catalogue of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Exhibition (1909, Entry 17 and design drawing)
CHU1903: The Churchman (17 Jan 1903, p. 97)
CHU1909: The Churchman (1 May 1909, p. 642)
CT1902: Chester Times (12 Aug 1902, p. 1)
CT1945: Chester Times (5 Jan 1945, p. 11)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2016: Donald Traser, personal communication (26 Jul 2016)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1904: Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania, Gilbert Cope and Henry Graham Ashmead (ed.) (1904, Vol. II, p. 47)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 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)
TIMES1899: The Philadelphia Times (3 Mar 1899, p. 11)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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