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Church of the Ascension, Wakefield, Rhode Island

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Site Id: 34.8.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 370 Main Street
Location: Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.43769, -71.49978
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1882-1883 [RISG2001]
Architect: Josiah C. Cady [RISG2001]
Also of interest:

Site Items

34.8.1.1.a: Rodman Memorial Window: angel (Extant) item has a photo
34.8.1.1.b: Rodman Memorial Window: Valiant Woman (Extant) item has a photo
34.8.1.1.c: Randolph Memorial Window: angel (Extant) item has a photo
34.8.1.2.a: Hunt Memorial Window: angel (Extant) item has a photo
34.8.1.2.b: Robinson Memorial Window: Education of the Virgin (Extant) item has a photo
34.8.1.2.c: Randolph Memorial Window: angel (Extant) item has a photo

Item 34.8.1.1.a

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Rodman Memorial Window:  angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rodman Memorial Window (Updike Memorial Window)
Description: angel [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Anstis Updike Rodman (20 Jul 1813 - 30 May 1886) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1896 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MARY ANSTIS UPDIKE / WIFE OF SAMUEL RODMAN. / JULY 20, 1813 - MAY 30 1886. [PHOTO]
Category: Angel
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 calls this the Updike Memorial Window (without a theme) likely because that was Mrs. Rodman's maiden name [DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 34.8.1.1.b

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Rodman Memorial Window:  Valiant Woman
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rodman Memorial Window (Woodward Memorial Window)
Theme: Valiant Woman [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Peckham Rodman (25 Sep 1803 - 16 Feb 1853) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1896 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MARY PECKHAM / WIFE OF SAMUEL RODMAN. / SEPTEMBER 25, 1803 - FEBRUARY 16, 1853 [PHOTO]
Category: Valiant Woman
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Woodward Memorial Window so likely Sarah Abagail Rodman Woodward, a daughter of Mary Peckham Rodman, was at least one of the donors and was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 34.8.1.1.c

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Randolph Memorial Window:  angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Randolph Memorial Window
Description: angel [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1896 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Isabella Watson Updike Randolph (28 Feb 1812 - 16 Jul 1896) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1896 [SIGNATURE]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / ISABELLA WATSON UPDIKE / WIFE OF RICHARD KIDDER RANDOLPH. / FEBURARY 28, 1812 - JULY 16, 1896 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Duncan 1980 just calls this the Randolph Memorial Window, so without a theme [DUNC1980]

Item 34.8.1.2.a

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Hunt Memorial Window:  angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hunt Memorial Window
Description: angel [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Hiram Francis Hunt (13 May 1844 - 23 Dec 1910) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIRAM FRANCIS HUNT / BORN MAY 13 1844 - DIED DECEMBER 23 1910 / SENIOR WARDEN IN CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION / THIS IS THE VICTORY THAT OVERCOMETH THE WORLD - EVEN OUR FAITH:1 JOHN 5 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel

Item 34.8.1.2.b

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Robinson Memorial Window:  Education of the Virgin
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Robinson Memorial Window
Theme: Education of the Virgin [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Caroline Elizabeth Rodman Robinson (4 Jul 1833 - 7 Jul 1906) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF CAROLINE ELIZABETH RODMAN / WIFE OF BENJAMIN F ROBINSON / BORN JULY 4 1833 - DIED JULY 7 1906 / LET HER OWN WORKS PRAISE HER IN THE GATES. PROV 31 31 [PHOTO]

Item 34.8.1.2.c

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Randolph Memorial Window:  angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Randolph Memorial Window
Description: angel [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Lyman Randolph (27 Sep 1850 - 28 Jun 1909) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELIZABETH LYMAN RANDOLPH / BORN SEPTEMBER 27 1850 - DIED JUNE 28 1909 / MANY DAUGHTERS HAVE DONE VIRTUOUSLY - / BUT THOU EXCELLEST THEM ALL: PROVERBS 31 29 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
PHOTO: Photo of item
RISG2001: Rhode Island Stained Glass, Paul F. Norton (2001, p. 132)
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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