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Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.51.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1904 Walnut Street
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.95025, -75.17303
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 also list Ebbs Memorial Window, Adoration of the Cross, but that window is in Church of the Holy Trinity, West Chester, PA (SITE:33.66.1) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1857-1859 [NRHP1972]; 1868 [NRHP1972]
Architect: John Notman [NRHP1972]; George Hewitt [NRHP1972]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.51.2.1: Miller Memorial Window: St. Paul (Extant)
33.51.2.2: Potter Memorial Window: Moses and the Law (Extant)
33.51.2.3: Godfrey Memorial Window: Soldier of the Cross (Unknown)
33.51.2.4: Milne Memorial Window: Light of the World (1903) (Extant)
33.51.2.5: Milne Memorial Window: The Sower (1915) (Extant)
33.51.2.6: skylight (1914) (Extant)

Item 33.51.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: St. Paul [CENS1992]
Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Dec. [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Andrew Hertzog Miller (13 Sep 1821 - 24 Jan 1892) [INSCRIPTION, CENS1992]
Donor: his wife [CENS1992]
Date:
Size: 8'6" high x 3'9" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: AND WE DESIRE THAT / EVERYONE OF YOU / DO SHEW THE SAME / DILIGENCE TO THE / FULL ASSURANCE OF / HOPE UNTO THE END // ANDREW HERTZOG MILLER / NATVS 13 SEPTEMBER 1821 / OBIT 24 JANVARY 1892 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Category: St. Paul
Restoration: Restored 1967-1968 by Willet Studios [CENS1992]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 give an incorrect theme for the window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Census Id: L4

Item 33.51.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Potter Memorial Window (Coffin Memorial Window)
Theme: Moses and the Law [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Alonzo Potter (6 Jul 1800 - 4 Jul 1865) [CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Lemuel Coffin [CENS1992]
Date: Installed by 5 Nov 1894 [CENS1992]
Size: 15'7" high x 3'11" wide [CENS1992]
Inscription: (The Ten Commandants are inscribed in the lower panel) [CENS1992]
Category: Moses
Restoration: Restored 1967 by Willet Studios [CENS1992]
Restored (and completely repainted) in 1984 by McLaughlin Stained Glass [CENS1992]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 call this the Coffin Memorial Window because Mr. Coffin was the donor [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The window was damaged during construction of the Rittenhouse in 1982 [CENS1992]
Census Id: L101

Item 33.51.2.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Godfrey Memorial Window
Theme: Soldier of the Cross [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Page 59
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Soldier of the Cross
Comment: There is a Benjamin Granger Godfrey Memorial Window in the church, but the theme is the Nativity and it is by Henry Holiday [CENS1992]
There was another, 1893, Benjamin Newhall Godfrey Memorial Window, in the parish house, and it is not known what the theme was or if it was by Tiffany or what happened to it [PI1893, PT1893, DEDUCED]

Item 33.51.2.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Milne Memorial Window
Theme: Light of the World [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaretta Shea Milne (d. 13 Jul 1896) [INSCRIPTION, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: husband, Caleb J. Milne [CENS1992]
Date: Cartoon submitted to vestry and approved, 1 Dec 1902 [CENS1992]
Installed by 6 Apr 1903 [CENS1992]
Size: 8'6" high x 3'9" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / MARGARETTA S. MILNE / DIED JVLY 13, 1896 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Category: Christ Knocking at the Door
After design: Painting, "The Light of the World", by William Holman Hunt, in Keble College, Oxford, England (1854) [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Restoration: Restored 1967-1968 by Willet Studios [CENS1992]
Census Id: L6

Item 33.51.2.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Milne Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1915 [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Caleb J. Milne (4 Jan 1839 - 1 Jul 1912) [INSCRIPTION, CENS1992]
Donor: his sons, Caleb J. Milne, Jr. and David Milne [CENS1992]
Date: Approval of design, 1 Feb 1915 [CENS1992]
Signature 1915 [SIGNATURE]
Installation by Oct 1915 [CENS1992]
Size: 8'6" high x 3'9" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: CALEB J. MILNE / JANUARY 4, 1839 / JULY 1, 1912 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Restoration: Restored 1967-1968 by Willet Studios [CENS1992]
Census Id: L7

Item 33.51.2.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: skylight [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Glass
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: 1914 [ORG]
Size: 12' x 12' [CENS1992]
Inscription:
Location: chancel dome [ORG]
Census Id: SK200

References

CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, Jean M. Farnsworth and G. Bryant (3 Oct 1991 and 12 Dec 1992)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NRHP1972: National Register of Historic Places, Mrs. Earle R. Kirkbride (1972)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1893: Philadelphia Inquirer (20 Apr 1893, p. 4)
PT1893: The Philadelphia Times (20 Apr 1893, p. 4)
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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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