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St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Bristol, Rhode Island

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Site Id: 34.2.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 399 Hope Street
Location: Bristol, Rhode Island 02809, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.66888, -71.27628
Tiffany 1910: Page 109
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1860-1861 [RISG2001]; 1892 [RISG2001]
Architect: Alexander Saeltzer and Lawrence B. Valk [RISG2001]; Stephen C. Earle [RISG2001]
Also of interest: Two windows by Gorham [RISG2001]
Window by Burnham Studio [RISG2001]

Site Items

34.2.1.1: Howe Memorial Window: St. Michael (1899) (Extant)

Item 34.2.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Howe Memorial Window
Theme: St. Michael [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 109
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1899, CHU1900, BUILD1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Bishop M.A. De Wolfe Howe (5 Apr 1808 - 31 Jul 1895) and John Fell Howe (3 Dec 1875 - 31 Dec 1895) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1899, CHU1900]
and also Herbert Marshall Howe (16 Jul 1844 - 1 Oct 1916) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: son / father / self, Herbert Marshall Howe and daughter-in-law / mother / wife, Mary Wilson Fell Howe [CHU1900, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Sep 1899 [CHU1899]
Size: 14' high [RISG2001]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CHU1900]
Inscription: M A De Wolfe Howe / Born April 5 1808 / Died July 31 1895 // Herbert Marshall Howe / Born July 16 1844 / Died Oct 1 1916 // John Fell Howe / Born Dec 3 1875 / Died Dec 31 1895 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Michael
Location: chancel [CHU1899, CHU1900]
After design: 1518 painting "St. Michael Vanquishing Satan" by Raphael, located in the Louve [BUILD1900, DEDUCED]
Comment: The window inscription was evidently updated after Herbert Howe died [DEDUCED]

References

BUILD1900: The Builder (26 May 1900, p. 525)
CHU1899: The Churchman (9 Sep 1899, p. 315)
CHU1900: The Churchman (7 Apr 1900, p. 433)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
RISG2001: Rhode Island Stained Glass, Paul F. Norton (2001, p. 30-31)
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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