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St. Michael's Church, Charleston, South Carolina

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Site Id: 35.1.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 71 Broad Street
Location: Charleston, South Carolina 29401, USA
Lat/Lng: 32.77632, -79.93068
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1752-1761 [ORG]
Architect:
Also of interest: 1905 chancel decoration by Tiffany [CEP1905, CHS1905, MET1967]

Site Items

35.1.1.1: Frost Memorial Window: St. Michael (1893) (Extant) item has a photo
35.1.1.2: Simons Memorial Window: Easter Morning (1898) (Extant) item has a photo
35.1.1.3: Simonds Memorial Window: Annunciation to Virgin (1908) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 35.1.1.1

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Frost Memorial Window:  St. Michael
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Frost Memorial Window
Theme: St. Michael [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating, 341 4 Ave NY [DT2016]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Edward Frost (27 Apr 1801 - 21 Jul 1868) and Harriet Vander-Horst Horry Frost (27 Mar 1808 - 3 May 1900) [INSC1906]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 1 Oct 1893 [CNC1893]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF EDWARD FROST. / APRIL 27, 1801 - JULY 21, 1868. / AND HIS WIFE HARRIET VANDER-HORST HORRY / MARCH 27, 1808 - MAY 3, 1900. [INSC1906, PHOTO]
Category: St. Michael
After design: Painting by Raphael in the Louvre, Paris, France [ORG, BEES1908]

Item 35.1.1.2

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Simons Memorial Window:  Easter Morning
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Simons Memorial Window
Theme: Easter Morning [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating [DT2016]
Other documentation: [CHU1898A, CHUR1898]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Simonds Simons (23 Aug 1867 - 16 May 1897) [INSCRIPTION, INSC1906]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 10 Apr 1898 [BEES1908]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / SARAH SIMONDS SIMONS. / BORN AVGVST 23, 1867. / DIED MAY 16, 1897. [PHOTO, INSC1906]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
After design: Painting by Axel Ender in church in Molde, Norway [BEES1908]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Andrew Simons Memorial Window for reasons which are not known [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 35.1.1.3

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Simonds Memorial Window:  Annunciation to Virgin
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Simonds Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation to Virgin [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 111
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios New York [DT2016]
Other documentation: [CEP1908, CNC1908, CHU1908B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Calhoun Simonds (18 Jan 1839 - 9 Feb 1908) [CEP1908, CNC1908, CHU1908B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Installed Sep 1908 [CEP1908, CNC1908]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
After design: Painting by T. Van Scandel [CEP1908, CNC1908, BEES1908]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the John Simons Memorial Window, so likely John C. Simonds, the son of Mrs. Simonds, was at least one of the donors and the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

BEES1908: Beesley's Illustrated Guide to St. Michael's Church, Charles Norbury Beesley (1908)
CEP1905: Charleston Evening Post (20 Oct 1905)
CEP1908: Charleston Evening Post (23 Sep 1908, p. 4)
CHS1905: The Church Standard (28 Oct 1905, p. 828)
CHU1898A: The Churchman (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advertisement) (9 Apr 1898, p. 524)
CHU1908B: The Churchman (10 Oct 1908, p. 508)
CHUR1898: The Church (Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company advertisement) (Apr 1898, p. 43)
CNC1893: Charleston News and Courier (2 Oct 1893, p. 8)
CNC1908: Charleston News and Courier (26 Sep 1908, p. 10)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2016: Donald Traser, personal communication (23 May 2016)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSC1906: Inscriptions on the tablets and gravestones in St. Michael's church and churchyard, Charleston, S.C., Clare Jervey (1906, p. 22, 28)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, design drawing (1967, Accession Number 67.654.49)
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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