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Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.43.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): First Presbyterian Church
Address: 20 West Broadway
Location: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.86461, -75.74218
Tiffany 1910: Page 99
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the church under Mauch Chunk, the name of the town until it became Jim Thorpe in 1955 [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WIKI]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1855-1859 [HIST1895]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.43.1.1: Leisenring Memorial Window: The Ascension (Extant) item has a photo

Item 33.43.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Leisenring Memorial Window
Theme: The Ascension [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 99
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Signature: Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company [DT2012]
Other documentation:
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of (the top half of) a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Edward Barnes Leisenring (8 Mar 1845 - 20 Sep 1894) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife, Annie Wickham Leisenring [INSCRIPTION]
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF EDWARD BARNES LEISENRING / MARCH 8, 1845. SEPTEMBER 20, 1894. / BY HIS LOVING WIFE ANNIE WICKHAM LEISENRING [PHOTO]
Category: Ascension

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (29 Jun 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1895: History of the First Presbyterian Church of Mauch Chunk, PA., Elizabeth Webster (1 Nov 1895, p. 25, 28, 31)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
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)
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)
WIKI: Wikipedia

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