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The City School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.51.12
Rating: 0 stars
Other name(s): St. Philip's Episcopal Church; Trinity Church; Spruce Hill Christian School
Address: 4115 Baltimore Avenue
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.94996, -75.20685
Tiffany 1910: Page 101
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Page 60
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Low
Building status: Unknown
Building date: 1882 [HIST1884]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.51.12.1: Thomas Memorial Window: Boy Christ (Extant)

Item 33.51.12.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Thomas Memorial Window
Theme: Boy Christ [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 101
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Page 60
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Boy Christ
History: The window was moved about 15 feet from its original location [JMA1986, MW2016]
After design: Head of Christ in the painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Thomas Memorial Window, and so possibly Richard N. Thomas, who was the rector of Trinity and then St. Philip's until 1891, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1884: History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, J. Thomas Scharf and Thompson Westcott (1884, Vol. II, p. 1356)
JMA1986: An Historical and Architectural Analysis of Spruce Hill Christian School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, John Milner Associates (1986, p. 5)
MW2016: Mark Wagenveld, personal communication (25 May 2016)
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)
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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