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Saint Columba's Chapel, Middletown, Rhode Island

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

Site Id: 34.10.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): Berkeley Memorial Chapel
Address: 55 Vaucluse Avenue
Location: Middletown, Rhode Island 02842, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.50706, -71.24202
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1886 and Tiffany 1893 list the site as the Berkeley Memorial Chapel, Newport [TIFF1886, TIFF1893]
Duncan 1980 lists the site the same way and does not include any items [DUNC1980]
The windows were not listed in either Tiffany 1897 or Tiffany 1910 [TIFF1897, TIFF1910]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1884-1886 [DMA1999]
Architect: Wilson Eyre, Jr. [CHU1887]
Comment: The windows (excluding the Booth Memorial Window) were probably contracted with Maitland Armstrong but Tiffany made them [NYT1886, CHU1886, DMA1999, JONES2016]
Also of interest: 1885 Booth Memorial Window [NM1885]

Site Items

34.10.1.1: Berkeley Memorial Window: St. Michael (Extant)
34.10.1.2: Carlile Memorial Window: ornamental with doves (Extant)
34.10.1.3: Redmond Memorial Window: ornamental with doves and cross (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.4: Phinney Memorial Window: ornamental with lilies (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.5: Clark Memorial Window: ornamental (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.6: Whiting Memorial Window: ornamental with sun (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.7: King Memorial Window: ornamental (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.8: Lawrence Memorial Window: ornamental with ship (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.9: King Memorial Window: ornamental with cross (1886) (Extant)
34.10.1.10: Phinney Memorial Window: ornamental with lighthouse (1886) (Extant)

Item 34.10.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Berkeley Memorial Window
Theme: St. Michael [DMA1999]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [DMA1999]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [CHU1887, NM1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: George Berkeley (12 Mar 1685 - 14 Jan 1753) [INSCRIPTION, NM1887, BG1887, CHU1887, WIKI]
Donor: Mary Augusta Roy (Mrs. Edward) King and her family [NM1887, BG1887, CHU1887, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: ca. 1886 [DMA1999]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, NM1887, BG1887, CHU1887]
Inscription: BORN AT KILERIN IRELAND / MARCH 12 AD 1685 // IN MEMORY OF / GEORGE BERKELEY / LORD BISHOP OF / CLOYNE / RIGHT FAITHFUL TRUE / HE WAS / IN DEED AND WORD // DIED AT OXFORD ENGLAND / JANUARY 14 AD 1753 [PHOTO, NM1887, BG1887, DEDUCED]
Category: St. Michael
Location: chancel [PHOTO, NM1887, BG1887, CHU1887]

Item 34.10.1.2

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Carlile Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with doves [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1886, DEDUCED]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Susan Feyers Carlile (d. 24 Jan 1877, aged 72) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1886 [CHU1886, DMA1999]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: DEATH IS REST AND PEACE / AND GIVETH LIFE // SVSAN CARLILE AD 1877 // THAT NEVER MORE / SHALL CEASE [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Redmond Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with doves and cross [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Julia Lawrence Redmond (27 Jun 1869 - 31 Jan 1875) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: AND THEY SHALL BE MINE / SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS / IN THAT DAY WHEN I MAKE UP MY JEWELS // JULIA LAWRENCE REDMOND / JANUARY 30 AD 1875 AGED 5 YEARS [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.4

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Phinney Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with lilies [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Caroline Deidamia Phinney (25 Oct 1868 - 23 Mar 1876) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: PVRE LILIES OF ETERNAL PEACE // CAROLINE DEIDAMIA PHINNEY / AD 1868 1877 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.5

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Clark Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Caroline Howard Clark (11 Oct 1820 - 15 Aug 1884) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / CAROLINE HOWARD / CLARK [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.6

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Whiting Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with sun [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Augustus Whiting (7 Jul 1796 - 12 Jan 1873) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: AUGUSTUS WHITING / AD 1797 1873 // LEAD KINDLY LIGHT / AMID THE ENCIRCLING / GLOOM / LEAD THOU ME ON [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.7

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: King Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Elizabeth Stuyvesant King (25 Mar 1855 - 15 Aug 1878) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1886, WEB]
Donor: LeRoy King [DMA1999]
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ELIZABETH / STUYVESANT / KING / AD / 1878 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Cost: $1200 [DMA1999]

Item 34.10.1.8

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lawrence Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with ship [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Archibald Gracie Lawrence (24 Dec 1833 - 9 Sep 1850) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: MY BARQUE IS WAETED TO THE SHORE / BY BREATH DIVINE / SEPT 9 / ARCHIBALD / GRACIE / LAWRENCE / 1850 / AND ON THE HELM / THERE RESTS A HAND / OTHER THAN MINE [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.9

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: King Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with cross [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Edward King (15 Feb 1816 -2 Sep 1875) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1886, CHU1886, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN / MEMORIAM / EDWARD KING / AD 1875 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.10.1.10

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Phinney Memorial Window
Description: ornamental with lighthouse [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Record type: window
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [NYT1886, CHU1886, CHU1887, DMA1999]
Memorial details: Caroline M.A. Harrett Phinney (1801-1864) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1886]
Donor:
Date: In place when building consecrated, 31 Aug 1886 [NYT1886, CHU1886]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: CAROLINE M A HARRETT PHINNEY / BORN IN LONDON ENGLAND / AD 1801 / DIED IN NEW YORK / AD 1864 / THE PATH OF THE JUST / IS AS THE SHINING LIGHT [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

References

BG1887: Boston Globe (31 Jul 1887, p. 4)
CHU1886: The Churchman (11 Sep 1886, p. 290)
CHU1887: The Churchman (20 Aug 1887, p. 216-218)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DMA1999: D. Maitland Armstrong: American Stained Glass Master, Robert O. Jones (1999, p. 83-88)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JONES2016: Robert O. Jones, personal communication (22 Jun 2016)
NM1885: Newport Mercury (19 Sep 1885, p. 8)
NM1887: Newport Mercury (30 Jul 1887, p. 1)
NYT1886: New York Times (1 Sep 1886, p. 2)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIKI: Wikipedia

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