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First Presbyterian Church, Erie, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.27.2
Rating: Nothing
Address: Corner of 5th Street and Peach Street
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania 16501, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.1296, -80.08728
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 57
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the church twice [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1859 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Tiffany Studios also painted and decorated the church in 1900 under direction of René de Quélin [EDT1900A, EDT1900B]
Building was destroyed by fire, 14 Apr 1944 [AT1944]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.27.2.1: Selden Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (1892) (Destroyed)
33.27.2.2: ornamental windows (1900) (Destroyed)
33.27.2.3: Schoonmaker Memorial Window: St. John (1900) (Destroyed)
33.27.2.4: Shannon Memorial Window: ornamental (Destroyed if ever existed)

Item 33.27.2.1

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

Status: Destroyed [AT1944]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Selden Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 57
Signature:
Other documentation: [EDT1892]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Card Selden (28 Nov 1825 - 12 May 1888) [EDT1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Lydia Maria Griswold Selden [EDT1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Jul 1892 [EDT1892]
Lancets: 3 [EDT1900A]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: east side of church [EDT1900A]

Item 33.27.2.2

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

Status: Destroyed [AT1944]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EDT1900A]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1900 [EDT1900A]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 33.27.2.3

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

Status: Destroyed [AT1944]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Schoonmaker Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EDT1900A, EDT1900B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1900 [EDT1900A, EDT1900B]
Inscription:
Category: St. John
Location: west side of church [EDT1900A, EDT1900B]
After design: Work by Bertel Thorvaldsen (article says painting but presumably that should be sculpture) [EDT1900B, DEDUCED]

Item 33.27.2.4

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

Status: Destroyed if ever existed [AT1944]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Shannon Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 96
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

AT1944: Altoona Tribune (15 Apr 1944, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EDT1892: The Erie Daily Times (26 Jul 1892, p. 1)
EDT1900A: The Erie Daily Times (17 Nov 1900, p. 3)
EDT1900B: The Erie Daily Times (24 Nov 1900, p. 7)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
ORG: Organization
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)

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