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Christ Church, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Site Id: 33.69.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 426 Mulberry Street
Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.24341, -77.00047
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1867-1869 [HIST1910]
Architect:
Also of interest: Tiffany redecorated the church in 1900 [CHS1900]
1907 Doebler Memorial Window, "Boy Christ Among the Doctors", by J. & R. Lamb [WGB1907, CHU1907]

Site Items

33.69.1.1: Brown Memorial Window: Ascension (1906) (Extant)
33.69.1.2: Munson Memorial Window: Nativity (1905) (Extant)
33.69.1.3: Moore Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1901) (Extant)

Item 33.69.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brown Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WGB1906]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: James Van du Zee Brown (2 Mar 1826 - 8 Dec 1904) [WGB1906, HIST1910]
Donor: his legatees [WGB1906, HIST1910]
Date: Unveiled 4 Jun 1906 [WGB1906, HIST1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: on tablet: To the Glory of God and in Pious Memory of James Vanduzee Brown, born March 2, 1826, died December 8, 1904. Junior Warden 1873-1901, Senior Warden 1901-1904. Thine Eyes Shall Behold the King in His Glory. [WGB1906]
Category: Ascension

Item 33.69.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Munson Memorial Window
Theme: Nativity [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WGB1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edgar Munson (21 Apr 1820 - 26 May 1901) and Lucy Maria Curtis Munson (d. 10 Feb 1902) [INSCRIPTION, WGB1905, HIST1910, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their sons, Robert Hallam Munson and Cyrus LaRue Munson [WGB1905, HIST1910]
Date: Unveiled All Saints' Day, 1 Nov 1905 [HIST1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God / and in Pious Memory of / Edgar Munson / *** / *** / *** / *** / Lucy Maria Curtis / *** [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Nativity

Item 33.69.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Moore Memorial Window (White Memorial Window)
Theme: Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WGB1901, CHU1902]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition for the shepherd [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Rev. Richard Channing Moore (16 Oct 1810 - 21 May 1865) [INSCRIPTION, WGB1901, CHU1902, HIST1910]
Donor: his son, G.T. Bedell Moore [WGB1901, CHU1902, HIST1910]
Date: Unveiled 25 Dec 1901 [WGB1901, CHU1902, HIST1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Lord is my Shepherd / In Memory of the / Rev Richard Channing Mooore / Rector 1855 - 1865 / Entered into Rest May 21, 1865 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the White Memorial Window, so possibly John Allison White, a member of the church vestry at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company (the donor, Mr. Moore, lived in San Antonio, TX) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, WGB1901, HIST1910, DEDUCED]

References

CHS1900: The Church Standard (8 Dec 1900, p. 188)
CHU1902: The Churchman (11 Jan 1902, p. 61)
CHU1907: The Churchman (9 Nov 1907, p. 716)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1910: Chronicles of Christ Church Parish, Williamsport, Pa., 1840-1896, Edward Henry Eckel (1910, p. 27, 35, 82, 100, 121, 149)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
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)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WGB1901: Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin (26 Dec 1901, p. 3)
WGB1905: Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin (4 May 1905, p. 5)
WGB1906: Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin (4 Jun 1906, p. 5)
WGB1907: Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin (30 Sep 1907, p. 9)

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