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First United Methodist Church, Lewistown, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.41.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 200 East Third Street
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania 17044, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.60011, -77.57256
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: 1899-1900 [ADVOC1900]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.41.1.1: Rigg Memorial Window: Ascension (1900) (Extant)

Item 33.41.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rigg Memorial Window (Pitcairn Memorial Window)
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 99
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Rigg (31 May 1797 - 25 Feb 1855) and Susan Rigg (11 Feb 1802 - 21 Dec 1879) [INSCRIPTION, ADVOC1900, CONF1901]
Donor: their daughter, Elizabeth E. Rigg (Mrs. Robert) Pitcairn [INSCRIPTION, ADVOC1900, CONF1901]
Date: In place when building dedicated, 10 Jun 1900 [ADVOC1900]
Size:
Lancets: 5 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN RIGG / BORN MAY 31, 1797 - DIED FEBRUARY 25, 1855 // AND HIS WIFE / SUSAN / BORN FEBRUARY 11, 1802 - DIED DECEMBER 21, 1879. // ERECTED BY THEIR DAUGHTER / MRS. ROBERT PITCAIRN / 1900 / "HE LIFTED UP HIS HANDS AND BLESSED THEM." LUKE 24.50 [PHOTO]
Category: Ascension
Cost: $5000 [ADVOC1900, CONF1901]
Restoration: Restored 1985 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Pitcairn (spelled as Pitcairne) Memorial Window because Mrs. Pitcairn was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

ADVOC1900: The Christian Advocate (21 Jun 1900, p. 1017-1018)
CONF1901: The minutes of the thirty-third session of the Central Pennsylvania annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1901, p. 74)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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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