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St. Stephen's Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.51.34
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 19 South Tenth Street
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.95086, -75.15664
Tiffany 1910: Page 103
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1823 [ORG]; 1878 [ORG]
Architect: William Strickland [ORG]; Frank Furness [ORG]
Also of interest: 1888-1889 Last Supper chancel mosaic by Henry Holiday and Salviati [WEB]
ca. 1905 Wilkins Memorial Window by Maitland Armstrong [CHU1905, CENS1992]
1923 windows by D'Ascenzo Studios [CENS1992]

Site Items

33.51.34.1: Pancoast Memorial Window: Come Unto Me (1899) (Extant)
33.51.34.2: Atmore Memorial Window: Christ and Nicodemus (1911) (Extant)
33.51.34.3: Arrison Memorial Window: Christ with the Children (1913) (Extant)
33.51.34.4: Baird Memorial Window: ornamental (1914) (Extant)
33.51.34.5: Price Memorial Window: Gamaliel (1915) (Extant)
33.51.34.6: Magee Memorial Window: The Life of St. Stephen (1918) (Extant)

Item 33.51.34.1

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

Status: Extant [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Pancoast Memorial Window (Widener Memorial Window)
Theme: Come Unto Me [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 103
Duncan 1980: Page 221
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1898 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Albert Pancoast (16 Sep 1852 - 19 Aug 1898) [CENS1992, PT1898, WEB]
Donor: his wife, Rebecca Emily Thomas Pancoast, and daughters, Eleanor Holmes Pancoast (Mrs. Joseph Early) Widener and Florence Howard Pancoast [CENS1992, PT1898, WEB]
Date: Copyright 1898 [SIGNATURE]
Installed ca. Apr 1899 [CENS1992]
Size: 7'10" high x 5'6" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [CENS1992]
Inscription: COME UNTO ME ALL YE THAT LABOUR AND ARE HEAVY LADEN AND I WILL GIVE YOU REST MATT XI 28 // IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ALBERT PANCOAST / APRIL 1899 [CENS1992]
Category: Christ
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Widener Memorial Window so likely Mrs. Widener was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Census Id: R1

Item 33.51.34.2

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

Status: Extant [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Atmore Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and Nicodemus [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Robert Everest Atmore (26 Aug 1842 - 22 Oct 1909) [YEAR1912, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Mary Elizabeth Craig Atmore, and family [CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 1 Nov 1911 [YEAR1912]
Size: 7'10" high x 5'1" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ROBERT EVEREST ATMORE / 1842-1909 [CENS1992]
Category: Nicodemus
Census Id: R3

Item 33.51.34.3

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

Status: Extant [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Arrison Memorial Window
Theme: Christ with the Children [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK / 1913 [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [AAN1913A, AAN1913B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: James Matthew Arrison (17 Feb 1835 - 28 Jan 1909), James Maurice Arrison (d. 4 Sep 1884), Charles Eugene Arrison (3 Oct 1870 - 1 Nov 1903) and William Ernst Arrison (28 May 1876 - 22 Nov 1904) [AAN1913A, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE, AR1905]
Donor: wife / mother, Annie Thomas Dixey Arrison, and three sons [CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE, AR1905]
Date: Signature 1913 [SIGNATURE]
Installed ca. Dec 1913 [AAN1913A, AAN1913B]
Size: 7'10" high x 5'1" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [AAN1913A, AAN1913B, CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JAMES MATTHEW ARRISON / JAMES MAURICE ARRISON / CHARLES EUGENE ARRISON / WILLIAM ERNST ARRISON [AAN1913A, CENS1992]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Census Id: R4

Item 33.51.34.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Baird Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1914 [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [PI1914, PCN1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Marie Louise McKeehan Baird (27 Oct 1871 - 19 Apr 1913) [PI1914, PCN1915, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her mother, Mary Anna Given Baird (Mrs. Charles Watson) McKeehan, her sister, Florence McKeehan (Mrs. Louis John) Magill, and her brother, Charles L. McKeehan [PCN1915]
Date: Signature 1914 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated 15 Nov 1914 [PI1914, PCN1915]
Size: 10'6" high x 7'10" wide [CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARIE / LOUISE BAIRD + 1871-1913 [CENS1992]
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Location: north transept [PI1914]
Census Id: L103

Item 33.51.34.5

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

Status: Extant [CENS1992]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Price Memorial Window
Theme: Gamaliel [CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N Y 1914 [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [AAN1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: William S. Price [AAN1915, CENS1992]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1914 [SIGNATURE]
Installed ca. Feb 1915 [AAN1915]
Size: 7'10" high x 5'1" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [CENS1992]
Inscription: A DOCTOR OF THE LAW HAD IN REPUTA- / TION AMONG ALL THE PEOPLE ACTS 5 3 4/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF WILLIAM S PRICE [CENS1992]
Category: Biblical Figure
Census Id: L4

Item 33.51.34.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Magee Memorial Window
Theme: The Life of St. Stephen [TS1923, CENS1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [TS1923]
Record type: Window
Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany [TS1923]
Memorial details: Fannie Sarah Magee (d. 11 Aug 1916) [YEAR1918, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her sister, Anna Justina Magee [YEAR1918, TS1923, CENS1992, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 15 Dec 1918 [YEAR1918]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription:
Category: St. Stephen; Medallion
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
Comment: The window is part of a carved Tiffany marble reredos [YEAR1918, TS1923]
Census Id: 100

References

AAN1913A: American Art News (20 Dec 1913, p. 1)
AAN1913B: American Art News (27 Dec 1913, p. 2)
AAN1915: American Art News (13 Feb 1915, p. 7)
AR1905: The Alumni Register, University of Pennsylvania (Jan 1905, Vol. IX, No. 4, p. 190)
CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, Jean M. Farnsworth, R. Brown, R. Eby and H. Weis (27 Aug 1992)
CHU1905: The Churchman (ca. 1905)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
ORG: Organisation
PCN1915: Philadelphia Church News (Jan 1915)
PHOTO: Photo of item
PI1914: Philadelphia Inquirer (22 Nov 1914, p. 2)
PT1898: The Philadelphia Times (20 Aug 1898, p. 1)
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
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)
TS1923: The Anna J. Magee Memorial, St. Stephen's Church, 10th Street, Philadelphia, Tiffany Studios (1923)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
YEAR1912: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1912, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1912, p. 171)
YEAR1918: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1918, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1918, p. 262)

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