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St. Thomas' Church Whitemarsh, Flourtown, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.67.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 600 Church Road
Location: Flourtown, Pennsylvania 19031, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.121, -75.21509
Tiffany 1910: Page 109
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 White Marsh [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1877-1881 [CENS1992]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1953 window by Willet [CENS1992]
Three 196 windows by Willet [CENS1992]

Site Items

33.67.1.1: Fell Memorial Window: Angel of Faith (Extant) item has a photo

Item 33.67.1.1

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Fell Memorial Window:  Angel of Faith
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fell Memorial Window (Van Rensselaer Memorial Window)
Theme: Angel of Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 109
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1894 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [CENS1992]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Ruckman Fell (1 Jan 1858 - 15 Nov 1895) [INSCRIPTION, CENS1992]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1894 [SIGNATURE]
Size: 11'9" high x 2' wide [CENS1992]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Inscription: BEING JUSTIFIED / BY FAITH WE HAVE / PEACE WITH / GOD / THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST // JOHN R FELL / BORN JANUARY 1 1858 / DIED NOVEMBER 15 1895 [PHOTO, CENS1992]
Category: Angel of Faith
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Van Rensselaer (spelled as Rennsaelaer) Memorial Window, so likely Mr. Fell's wife, Sarah Rozet Drexel Fell, whose second husband was a Van Rensselaer, was at least one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: The window is not listed in Tiffany 1897 and Sarah did not marry Van Rensselaer until 1898, so likely the window dates to >= 1898 even though the copyright says 1894 [TIFF1897, NYT1898, DEDUCED]
Census Id: R4

References

CENS1992: Census of Stained Glass Windows in America, S. Bonitatibus (13 Nov 1992)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1898: New York Times (28 Jan 1898)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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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