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Sewickley Presbyterian Church, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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

Site Id: 33.58.2
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 414 Grant Street
Location: Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.54304, -80.18551
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1859-1861 [HIST1914]; 1871 [HIST1914]
Architect:
Also of interest: "Victory of Easter", "Contemplative Angel" and "Prayer and Hope" windows by John La Farge [GLASS2013]
"The Apostle John" window by Maitland Armstrong [GLASS2013]
Windows by Connick [GLASS2013]

Site Items

33.58.2.1: Nevin Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (Extant)
33.58.2.2: Warden Memorial Window: Madonna and Child (Extant)
33.58.2.3: Travelli Memorial Window: Good Samaritan (Extant)
33.58.2.4: Davis Memorial Window: St. Cecelia (Extant)
33.58.2.5: Robinson Memorial Window: St. Peter (Extant)
33.58.2.6: Bittinger Memorial Window: Paul Preaching at Athens (Extant)
33.58.2.7: McMillan, Nevin and Shannon Memorial Window: Faith, Hope and Charity (Extant)

Item 33.58.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Nevin Memorial Window
Theme: Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Theodore Hugh Nevin (23 Oct 1815 - 30 Apr 1884) [PCG1899, GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
and also Hannah Irwin Nevin (27 Jan 1821 - 18 Sep 1899) [GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1899-1900 [PCG1899, HIST1914, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 33.58.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Warden Memorial Window (Shannon Memorial Window)
Theme: Madonna and Child [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth ("Bessie") Fleming Warden (19 Sep 1866 - 24 Mar 1892) [INSCRIPTION, PCG1899, GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
and also John Beyers Warden (23 Dec 1865 - 17 Jan 1890) [INSCRIPTION, GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1899-1900 [PCG1899, HIST1914, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: John Beyers Warden / December 23 1865 - January 17 1890 // *** // In Memory of Elizabeth Fleming Warden / Septermber 19 1866 - March 24 1892 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Madonna
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Shannon Memorial Window for unknown reason [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 33.58.2.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Travelli Memorial Window
Theme: Good Samaritan [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Secundo Travelli (21 Apr 1809 - 17 Sep 1888) [INSCRIPTION, PCG1899, GLASS2013, HIST1914]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1899-1900 [PCG1899, HIST1914, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: *** // In Memory of Joseph Secundo Travelli / Born April 21, 1809 - Died September 17, 1888 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Good Samaritan

Item 33.58.2.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Davis Memorial Window
Theme: St. Cecelia [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Myra Davis (1884-1899) [GLASS2013]
Donor: her parents, Henry Davis and Elizabeth McCleery Davis [GLASS2013]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Cecilia

Item 33.58.2.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Robinson Memorial Window
Theme: St. Peter [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John F. Robinson (1824-1904) and Philena A. Robinson (1837-1908) [GLASS2013]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Peter

Item 33.58.2.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bittinger Memorial Window (Rutan Memorial Window)
Theme: Paul Preaching at Athens [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Baugher Bittinger, D.D. (30 Mar 1823 - 15 Apr 1885) [PCG1899, GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1899-1900 [PCG1899, HIST1914, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: St. Paul
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Rutan Memorial Window for unknown reason [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 33.58.2.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McMillan, Nevin and Shannon Memorial Window
Theme: Faith, Hope and Charity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Melancthon Wylie McMillan (1834 - 3 Feb 1899), Elizabeth Duncan Oliphant Nevin (22 Apr 1832 - 26 Aug 1898), William Thomas Shannon (29 May 1826 - 9 May 1900) and Margaret Frew Shannon (2 Mar 1827 - 24 Mar 1891) [GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: * / * / son / son, Robert Frew Shannon [GLASS2013, FINDAGRAVE]
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Faith; Hope; Charity
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the three subjects separately [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GLASS2013: Memorials in Stained Glass, History Committee of Sewickley Presbyterian Church (2013)
HIST1914: A History of the Presbyterian Church of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, consisting of certain addresses, delivered February 16-19, 1913, on the occasion of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the permanent organization of the church, together with a compendium of events, photographs and notes, prepared by a committee of the congregation (1914, p. x, 30, 190)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PCG1899: Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette (21 Jul 1899, p. 4)
PHOTO: Photo of 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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