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Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island

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

Site Id: 34.6.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1 Queen Anne Square
Location: Newport, Rhode Island 02840, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.48731, -71.3132
Tiffany 1910: Page 110
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1726 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1897 King Memorial Window in chancel by Maitland Armstrong, which was moved at some point to Kay Chapel, 94 Church Street, Newport, RI [NYT1897, NYP1897, NYS1897, CHU1897, NN1900, NYT1902, KW2013, JONES2014]
Bull Memorial Window by Mary Tillinghast, which was also removed at some point [NYT1902, KW2013]

Site Items

34.6.2.1: Stewart Memorial Window: Valiant Woman (1899) (Extant)
34.6.2.2: Burden Memorial Windows (Unknown)
34.6.2.3: ornamental windows (Unknown)
34.6.2.4: Vanderbilt Memorial Window: ChristianKnight (1902) (Extant)

Item 34.6.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stewart Memorial Window
Theme: Valiant Woman [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 110
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1899, NYH1899, NYTR1899, NN1900]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Rhinelander Stewart (d. 7 Oct 1893) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1899, NYH1899, NYTR1899, NN1900]
Donor: her son, Lispenard Stewart [INSCRIPTION, NYT1899, NYH1899, NYTR1899, NN1900]
Date: Copyright 1898 [NYH1899]
Installed Apr 1899 [NYT1899, NYH1899, NYTR1899]
Unveiled 23 Apr 1899 [NYH1899]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: A woman that feareth the / Lord shall be praised. Give / her of the fruit of her hands / and let her own works praise / her in the gates. Proverbs xxxi, 30-31 // To the Glory of God / and in Loving Memory of / Mary Rhinelander Stewart / who died in Newport October 7 1893, this window is here placed by her son, Lispenard Stewart [PHOTO, NYH1899, NYTR1899, NN1900]
Category: Valiant Woman

Item 34.6.2.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Burden Memorial Windows
Tiffany 1910: Page 110
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:

Item 34.6.2.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 110
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 34.6.2.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Vanderbilt Memorial Window
Theme: ChristianKnight [NYT1902]
St. Michael [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1902]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Cornelius Vanderbilt (27 Nov 1843 - 12 Sep 1899) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1902, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt [NYT1902, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Apr 1902 [NYT1902]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CORNELIUS VANDERBILT / BORN 1843 DIED 1899 / WHEREFORE TAKE UNTO YOU / THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GOD [PHOTO]
Category: Christian Knight
Comment: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has a design sketch for the window [MET1967]

References

CHU1897: The Churchman (5 Jun 1897, p. 886)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JONES2014: Robert O. Jones, personal communication (30 Oct 2014)
KW2013: Kent Watkins, personal communication (5 Aug 2013)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, design sketch (1967, Accession Number 67.654.227)
NN1900: Newport News (27 Feb 1900, p. 3, 8)
NYH1899: New York Herald (23 Apr 1899, p. 14)
NYP1897: New York Press (19 Apr 1897, p. 10)
NYS1897: New York Sun (19 Apr 1897, p. 3)
NYT1897: New York Times (19 Apr 1897, p. 3)
NYT1899: New York Times (20 Apr 1899, p. 7)
NYT1902: New York Times (30 Apr 1902)
NYTR1899: New York Daily Tribune (29 Apr 1899, p. 7)
ORG: Organization
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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