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First Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.40.2
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 140 East Orange Street
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.0397, -76.30263
Tiffany 1910: Page 99
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1851 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.40.2.1: Mitchell Memorial Window: Come Unto Me (1909) (Extant)
33.40.2.2: Gara Memorial Window: The Angel (1913) (Extant)
33.40.2.3: Flinn and Hensel Memorial Window: The Garden (1916) (Extant)
33.40.2.4: Baker Memorial Window: Jesus with the Children (1919) (Extant)
33.40.2.5: Williamson Memorial Window: Jesus the Good Shepherd (1920) (Extant)
33.40.2.6: Shand Memorial Window: The Sower (1921) (Extant)
33.40.2.7: Watt Memorial Window: Peter's Deliverance (1923) (Extant)
33.40.2.8: Wickersham Memorial Window: In My Father's House are Many Mansions (1924) (Extant)
33.40.2.9: Kepler Memorial Window: The Adoration of the Magi (1929) (Extant)

Item 33.40.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mitchell Memorial Window
Theme: Come Unto Me [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Risen Christ [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 99
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RE1909]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. James Y. Mitchell (1832-1908) [RE1909]
Donor: the congregation [RE1909]
Date: Dedicated ca. Mar 1909 [RE1909]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Erected by the Congregation of this Church / To the memory of the / Rev. James Y. Mitchell / Pastor of this Church from 1876-1907. [RE1909]
Category: Christ

Item 33.40.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gara Memorial Window
Theme: The Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
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: Hugh Stanley Gara (28 Mar 1817 - 9 Mar 1896) and Sarah Jane Buck Gara (19 Sep 1820 - 13 Mar 1890) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Elizabeth Batterson Gara [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: 1913 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Angel of Resurrection

Item 33.40.2.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Flinn and Hensel Memorial Window
Theme: The Garden [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Anne Elizabeth Kieffer Flinn (1826-1890), Emily Flinn Hensel (1849-1882) and William Uhler Hensel (1851-1915) [YEAR1917]
Donor: granddaughter / daughter / daughter, Elizabeth Hensel (Mrs. John) Nauman [YEAR1917]
Date: Dedicated 3 Dec 1916 [YEAR1917]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection with Christ

Item 33.40.2.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Baker Memorial Window
Theme: Jesus with the Children [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [MET1967]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Suzanne Baker, Daniel Baker and Miriam Baker [ORG]
Donor: their father, Charles Baker [ORG, MET1967]
and also their mother [ORG]
Date: 1919 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Comment: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has a design drawing of the window [MET1967]

Item 33.40.2.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Williamson Memorial Window
Theme: Jesus the Good Shepherd [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Stackhouse Williamson (27 Feb 1853 - 20 May 1916) and Lillian Williamson Ghriskey (1881-1912) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: daughter / sister, Sue Williamson [ORG]
Date: 1920 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 33.40.2.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Shand Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [JC1921]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Shand and Annie W. Shand [JC1921, YEAR1922]
Donor: their children, William Shand and Agnes Shand Hostetter [JC1921, ORG]
and also their son, James Shand [JC1921]
Date: Unveiled 15 May 1921 [YEAR1922]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Parable of the Sower

Item 33.40.2.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Watt Memorial Window
Theme: Peter's Deliverance [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Peter T. Watt (1850 - 1 Dec 1921) and Lizzie Learmonth Watt (20 Jul 1861 - 27 May 1883) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Annie Watt Davis [ORG]
Date: 1923 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Peter

Item 33.40.2.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wickersham Memorial Window
Theme: In My Father's House are Many Mansions [RE1924]
The Teacher [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HEN1924, RE1924]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Harold Wickersham (1856 - 3 Mar 1924) [RE1924, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Jesse Hough Wickersham, and their children, John Wickersham and Dorothy Wickersham (Mrs. William Augustus) Heitshu [HEN1924, ORG]
and also their daughter, Leavitte Hough Wickersham (Mrs. Winslow) Williams [HEN1924, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1924 [HEN1924, RE1924]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, HEN1924, RE1924]
Inscription: Let not your heart be troubled - in my Father's house are many mansions - I go to prepare a place for you / 1856 James Harold Wickersham 1924 [HEN1924, RE1924]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 33.40.2.9

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kepler Memorial Window
Theme: The Adoration of the Magi [HT1929, HR1931]
The Nativity [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HT1929, HR1931]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Aaron Conrad Kepler (29 Mar 1841 - 18 Sep 1921), Mary Matilda Slaymaker Kepler (23 Nov 1841 - 28 Dec 1928), and their children, William Kepler, Aaron Kepler and George Kepler [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: daughter / daughter / sister / sister / sister, Mary Slaymaker Kepler [HT1929, HR1931]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1929 [HT1929]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, HT1929, HR1931]
Inscription:
Category: Adoration of the Magi

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HEN1924: Harrisburg Evening News (22 Nov 1924, p. 22)
HR1931: The Homiletic Review (1931, p. 432)
HT1929: Harrisburg Telegraph (22 Nov 1929, p. 7)
JC1921: The Jewelers' Circular (25 May 1921, p. 120)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, design watercolor (1967, Accession Number 67.654.435)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
RE1909: The Reading Eagle (31 Mar 1909, p. 7)
RE1924: The Reading Eagle (23 Nov 1924, p. 7)
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)
YEAR1917: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1917, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1917, p. 204-205)
YEAR1922: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1922, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1922)

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