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First United Church of Christ, Easton, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.25.8
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): First Reformed Church of Easton
Address: 229 Church Street
Location: Easton, Pennsylvania 18042, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.69225, -75.20896
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1775-1776 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Tiffany Studios carried out extensive decorations in the summer / autumn of 1906, to designs by Mr. Pape and Mr. Pryor [ORG, RCM1906, PI1906]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.25.8.1: mosaic floor (1906) (Demolished)
33.25.8.2: Ott and Odenwelder Memorial Font: Baptismal font, made of carved Italian marble with a glass mosaic pattern decorating the base (1906) (Extant)
33.25.8.3: altar (1907) (Unknown)
33.25.8.4: pulpit (1907) (Unknown)
33.25.8.5: lectern (1907) (Unknown)

Item 33.25.8.1

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

Status: Demolished [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: mosaic floor [RCM1906]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: In place when building rededicated, 11 Nov 1906 [RCM1906, PI1906, ORG]
Inscription:
Location: vestibule [RCM1906, ORG]
Comment: Floor replaced during 1952 renovation of church [ORG]

Item 33.25.8.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Ott and Odenwelder Memorial Font
Description: Baptismal font, made of carved Italian marble with a glass mosaic pattern decorating the base [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TGM2017]
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer:
Memorial details: Enos Ott (1825 - Jun 1903) and Sabilla Levan Ott (1846 - Apr 1903), and Jacob B. Odenwelder (27 May 1810 - Apr 1884) and Mary Ann Gradwohl Odenwelder (1816 - 6 Aug 1887) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE, WEB]
Donor: daughter, Elizabeth Ott Heil, and son, Asher J. Odenwelder [INSCRIPTION]
Date: 1906 [ORG]
Inscription: On bronze plaque at base of font: "PRESENTED BY ELIZABETH OTT HEIL / IN MEMORY OF HER PARENTS / ENOS AND SABILLA LEVAN OTT / AND BY ASHER J ODENWELDER / IN MEMORY OF HIS PARENTS / MR AND MRS JACOB B ODENWELDER [PHOTO]

Item 33.25.8.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: altar [TGM2017]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TGM2017]
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1907 [TGM2017]
Inscription:

Item 33.25.8.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: pulpit [TGM2017]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TGM2017]
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1907 [TGM2017]
Inscription:

Item 33.25.8.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: lectern [TGM2017]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [TGM2017]
Record type: mosaic (architectural)
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1907 [TGM2017]
Inscription:

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1906: Philadelphia Inquirer (12 Nov 1906, p. 3)
RCM1906: Reformed Church Messenger (15 Nov 1906, p. 21)
TGM2017: Tiffany's Glass Mosaics, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsy R. Parrott (mosaic list compiled by Morgan T. Albahary) (2017, p. 245-246)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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