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Kearsley Retirement Community, Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.51.49
Rating: 1 star
Address: 2100 North 49th Street
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.99399, -75.22261
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.51.49.1: Thayer Memorial Window: St. John the Evangelist (Extant)
33.51.49.2: Hart Memorial Window: Our Saviour (Extant)
33.51.49.3: Nixon Memorial Window: Dorcas (Extant)
33.51.49.4: Wirgman Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1902) (Extant)

Item 33.51.49.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
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: none seen [CENS1992]
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: Originally located in Christ Church Chapel, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.1) [CENS1992]
Moved to Kearsley after around 1930 [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.51.1.1
Census Id: L5

Item 33.51.49.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
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: none seen [CENS1992]
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: Originally located in Christ Church Chapel, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.1) [CENS1992]
Moved to Kearsley after around 1930 [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.51.1.2
Census Id: L1

Item 33.51.49.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
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: none seen [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Nixon (31 Jan 1809 - 20 Oct 1890) [CENS1992]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 8'3" high x 2'8" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF / ELIZABETH NIXON / NATA / JANY / 31 / 1809 OBIT / OCTOBER / 20 / 1890 [CENS1992]
Category: Dorcas
History: Originally located in Christ Church Chapel, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.1) [CENS1992]
Moved to Kearsley after around 1930 [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.51.1.3
Census Id: R1

Item 33.51.49.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wirgman Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 100
Duncan 1980: Page 220
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [CENS1992]
Other documentation: [CHU1902, JOUR1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Charles Wirgman (d. 19 Apr 1902) [CHU1902, JOUR1903, CENS1992]
Donor: his wife [CHU1902]
Date: Unveiled All Saints' Day, 1 Nov 1902 [CHU1902, JOUR1903]
Size: 6'7" high x 2'6" wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CHARLES WIRGMAN, MD / ENTERED INTO REST APRIL 19, 1902 [CENS1992]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
History: Originally located in Church of the Mediator, Philadelphia, PA (SITE:33.51.3) [CENS1992, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 33.51.3.5
Census Id: S1

References

CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, W. Marx, D. D'Amico, R. Brown (12 Sep 1992)
CHU1902: The Churchman (15 Nov 1902, p. 617)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
JOUR1903: Journal of the One Hundred and Nineteenth Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Pennsylvania (1903, p. 226)
PHOTO: Photo of 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)

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