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Trinity Church Oxford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.51.11
Rating: 1 star
Address: Oxford Avenue at Longshore Avenue
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.05441, -75.08639
Tiffany 1910: Page 101
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1711 [CENS1992]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.51.11.1: Buchanan Memorial Window: Christ the Consoler (1895) (Extant)
33.51.11.2: Whitaker Memorial Window: Baptism of Christ (1888) (Extant)

Item 33.51.11.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Buchanan Memorial Window
Theme: Christ the Consoler [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 101
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Signature: none seen [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [NYT1895, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Edward Young Buchanan (30 May 1811 - 25 Jan 1895) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1895, CHU1895, CENS1992]
Donor: parishioners and friends [CENS1992]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1895 [NYT1895, CHU1895]
Size: 5'4" high x 6'3" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: on bronze tablet beneath window: In Loving Memory of the / Rev. Edward Young Buchanan D.D. / 1854 Rector of Trinity Church, Oxford, Philadelphia 1882 / Ordained by Bishop White and for Sixty-two Years a Minister of Christ in his native State / of Pennsylvania, at Allegheny, Meadville, Pequea, Leacock, Paradise, Philadelphia / Born at Mercersburg, May 30 1811 Died at Philadelphia, January 20 1895. Lord, Thou hast been our Refuge from one generation to another [PHOTO, CHU1895]
Category: Christ the Consoler
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhurst [NYT1895, CHU1895]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 just call it a Memorial Window without a name [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Census Id: L1

Item 33.51.11.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Whitaker Memorial Window
Theme: Baptism of Christ [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Page 101
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Signature: none seen [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [PI1888]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William Whitaker, Jr. [PT1901, CENS1992, WHIT1984]
and also Whitaker children [CENS1992]
Donor: wife / mother, Ann Lord Whitaker [CENS1992, WHIT1984]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 1 Apr 1888 [PI1888]
Size: 7' high x 10'3" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: ECCE AGNUS DEO [CENS1992]
Category: Baptism
Census Id: 100

References

CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, R. Brown and M. Eby (1 Jul 1992)
CHU1895: The Churchman (24 Aug 1895, p. 220)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1895: New York Times (18 Aug 1895, p. 23)
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1888: Philadelphia Inquirer (3 Apr 1888, p. 2)
PT1901: The Philadelphia Times (25 Nov 1901, p. 6)
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)
WHIT1984: Pennsylvania History: The Whitaker Mill, 1813-1843: A Case Study Of Workers, Technology And Community In Early Industrial Philadelphia, Mary McConaghy (Jan 1984, Vol. 51, p. 30-53)

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