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Chatham University, Science Complex, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.52.18
Rating: 1 star
Address: Chapel Hill Road
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.44974, -79.92609
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.52.18.1: Alumnae Memorial Window: scholarly woman reading an open book (1889) (Extant)

Item 33.52.18.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Alumnae Memorial Window
Description: scholarly woman reading an open book [PPG2000]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [AR1889]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Alumnae Association [AR1889]
Date: Unveiled Alumnae Day 1889 [AR1889]
Size: 10' high x 8' wide [PPG2000]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: MOLIERE / SHAKESPEARE / VIRGIL / HOMER / DANTE / PETRARCH / MILTON / M ANGELO / PLATO / GALILEO / RAPHAEL / PLINY / SHAKESPEARE // ALVMNAE / ASSOCIATION / 1873 / 1888 // THAT OUR DAUGHTERS / MAY BE AS CORNER STONES / POLISHED AFTER THE SIMILITUDE / OF A PALACE [PHOTO]
Category: Education
Location: Kresge Atrium [ORG]
Cost: $600 [AR1889]
$650 [PPG2000]
History: Originally located in chapel (SITE:33.52.11) [AR1889, AR1926, ARROW1926, PPG2000]
Put into storage in 1926 [AR1926, ARROW1926, PPG2000]
Installed in Science Complex in 2000 [PPG2000]
Same as item: 33.52.11.1

References

AR1889: Alumnae Recorder (Jun 1889, p. 1, 32-34, 63)
AR1926: Alumnae Recorder (Jun 1926, p. 24)
ARROW1926: The Arrow (30 Apr 1926, p. 9)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
PPG2000: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (19 Jul 2000)
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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