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Christ Church Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.51.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 1915 Pine Street
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.94677, -75.17378
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1877 [PI1877]
Architect: James P. Sims [WEB]
Comment: Christ Church vacated the building in 1929 [HIST1995]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.51.1.1: Thayer Memorial Window: St. John the Evangelist (Removed)
33.51.1.2: Hart Memorial Window: Our Saviour (Removed)
33.51.1.3: Nixon Memorial Window: Dorcas (1891) (Removed) item has a photo
33.51.1.4: ornamental windows (Unknown)

Item 33.51.1.1

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

Status: Removed [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thayer Memorial Window
Theme: St. John the Evangelist [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Watmough Thayer (11 Jul 1862 - 14 Mar 1893) [CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 8'4" high x 2' wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: And ye now / therefore have / sorrow but I / will see you / again and / your heart / shall rejoice John 16-22 // In Loving Memory of / William Watmough Thayer / Entered into Rest March 14 1893 [CENS1992]
Category: St. John
History: Moved to Kearsley Retirement Community, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.49) after the building was sold by Christ Church [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 33.51.49.1

Item 33.51.1.2

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

Status: Removed [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hart Memorial Window
Theme: Our Saviour [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Armine Nixon Hart (d. 11 Jun 1897) [CENS1992]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 8'3" high x 2'8" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: ARMINE NIXON HART / OBIT JUNE 11 1897 [CENS1992]
Category: Christ
History: Moved to Kearsley Retirement Community, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.49) after the building was sold by Christ Church [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 33.51.49.2

Item 33.51.1.3

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Nixon Memorial Window:  Dorcas
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nixon Memorial Window
Theme: Dorcas [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1891]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Nixon (31 Jan 1809 - 20 Oct 1890) [CHU1891, CENS1992]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Oct 1891 [CHU1891]
Size: 8'3" high x 2'8" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CHU1891, CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF / ELIZABETH NIXON / NATA / JANY / 31 / 1809 OBIT / OCTOBER / 20 / 1890 [CHU1891, CENS1992]
Category: Dorcas
History: Moved to Kearsley Retirement Community, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.49) after the building was sold by Christ Church [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 33.51.49.3

Item 33.51.1.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 58
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Comment: There is an ornamental window now in the Kearsley Retirement Community, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.49) in memory of Martha Russell Thayer which might be the window in question [CENS1992]

References

CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America (Kearsley Retirement Community, Philadelphia, PA), W. Marx, D. D'Amico, R. Brown (12 Sep 1992)
CHU1891: The Churchman (24 Oct 1891, p. 547)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1995: Christ Church, Philadelphia: The Nation's Church in a Changing City, Deborah Mathias Gough (1995, p. 314)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1877: Philadelphia Inquirer (8 Jun 1877, p. 2)
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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