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All Saints' Torresdale Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.62.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 9601 Frankford Avenue
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.05886, -74.99397
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the church under Torresdale, which is now part of Philadelphia [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1854-1855 [CENS1993]
Architect: Frank Wills [CENS1993]
Comment: There might be another pair of Tiffany windows in the church [CENS1993]
Also of interest: "Life of Dorcas" window by Willet [CENS1993]

Site Items

33.62.1.1: King and Lennig Memorial Window: Ascension (1902) (Extant)
33.62.1.2: Lennig Memorial Window: Christ Blessing the Children (Extant)
33.62.1.3: two ornamental rosettes (Extant)

Item 33.62.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: King and Lennig Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 107
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS / NEW YORK [CENS1993]
Other documentation: [CHU1902]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Ray King (16 Mar 1815 - 5 Apr 1901) and his daughter, Mary Fisher King Lennig (5 Dec 1844 - 13 May 1900) [CHU1902, CENS1993]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled All Saints' Day, 1 Nov 1902 [CHU1902]
Size: 14' high x 7' wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, CENS1993]
Inscription: In Memoriam Charles Ray King March 16, 1815 April 5, 1900 / In Memoriam Mary Fisher Lennig December 5, 1844 May 13, 1900 / Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice [CENS1993]
Category: Ascension
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this the King Memorial Window, so possibly Mr. King's second wife, Nancy Wharton Fisher King, or one of the King children, was at least one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Census Id: 100

Item 33.62.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lennig Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing the Children [CENS1993]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: none seen [CENS1993]
Other documentation: [CENS1993, PHOTO]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Millicent Gaw Johnson Lennig (22 Nov 1884 - 4 Jun 1919) [INSCRIPTION, CENS1993, PEL1919]
Donor:
Date:
Size: 6'3" high x 4' wide [CENS1993]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, CENS1993]
Inscription: In Memory of / Millicent Johnson Lennig // Born November 22nd 1884 / Died June 4th 1919 // Her children arise up / and call her blessed her // husband also and he / praiseth her Prov. 31:28 [PHOTO, CENS1993]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Census Id: L2

Item 33.62.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: two ornamental rosettes [CENS1993, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N Y [CENS1993]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size: each rosette 2'8" high x 2'8" wide [CENS1993]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: balcony [ORG]
Census Id: F1 and F2

References

CENS1993: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, M. Eby, R. Brown, D. D'Amico, Jean M. Farnsworth (8 Mar 1993)
CHU1902: The Churchman (15 Nov 1902, p. 617)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PEL1919: Philadelphia Evening Ledger (6 Jun 1919, 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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