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St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scranton, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.57.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 232 Wyoming Avenue
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.4094, -75.66395
Tiffany 1910: Page 106 and 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 62
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the church twice, once under St. Luke's Episcopal Church and once under St. Luke's Church [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest: Tiffany decorated the entire chancel, including the altar and reredos, between 1891 and 1905 [SR1905, ALT1908, ART2002]

Site Items

33.57.1.1: The Ascension (1891) (Extant)
33.57.1.2: Dickson Memorial Window: The Nativity (1910) (Extant)
33.57.1.3: Baptism of Christ (1905) (Extant)

Item 33.57.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: The Ascension [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 106
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 62
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1891A, SR1891B, SR1891C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Ordered by Aug 1891 [SR1891A]
Unveiled 25 Dec 1891 [SR1891B, SR1891C]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: none [ART2002]
Category: Ascension
Location: chancel [SR1891A, SR1891C, PHOTO]
Cost: $1400 [SR1891A]
$1700 [SR1891B]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [SR1891A, SR1891C, PHOTO]

Item 33.57.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dickson Memorial Window
Theme: The Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1891A, SR1891B, SR1891C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lydia Merrill Poore Dickson (4 Mar 1837 - 11 Dec 1906) [INSCRIPTION, ST1910, YEAR1911, FINDAGRAVE]
and also her children John Merrill Dickson (26 Jul 1857 - 1858) and Harriet Isabell Dickson (22 Mar 1867 - 12 Jul 1868) [INSCRIPTION, YEAR1911, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: husband / father / father, George L. Dickson [ST1910, YEAR1911]
Date: Dedicated Palm Sunday, 20 Mar 1910 [ST1910, YEAR1911]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN ABIDING MEMORY OF LYDIA MERRILL POORE / WIFE OF GEORGE L DICKSON AND THEIR CHILDREN / JOHN M. DICKSON - A.D. 1910 - HARRIET I. DICKSON [PHOTO]
Category: Nativity

Item 33.57.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Baptism of Christ [SR1905, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SR1905]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer: Frederick Wilson [SR1905, DEDUCED]
Memorial details:
Donor: Mary Throop Phelps [SR1905]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 23 Apr 1905 [SR1905]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Loving Memory [SR1905]
Category: Baptism

References

ALT1908: Some Notable Altars, John Wright (1908, p. 344)
ART2002: The Art of Stained Glass, Richard W. Rousseau (2002, p. 87-92)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
SR1891A: The Scranton Republican (6 Aug 1891, p. 5)
SR1891B: The Scranton Republican (24 Dec 1891, p. 3)
SR1891C: The Scranton Republican (26 Dec 1891, p. 5)
SR1905: The Scranton Republican (24 Apr 1905, p. 5)
ST1910: The Scranton Truth (21 Mar 1910, p. 7)
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)
YEAR1911: Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society 1911, Barr Ferree (ed.) (1911, p. 195)

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