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Trinity Episcopal Church, Galveston, Texas

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Site Id: 38.3.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 2216 Ball Avenue
Location: Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
Lat/Lng: 29.30279, -94.79206
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the church twice [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest: Windows by Lamb Studios, Jacoby Studios, Robert McCausland, Henry Keck Studios [ORG]

Site Items

38.3.1.1: Bird Memorial Window: The Guardian Angel (1890) (Extant) item has a photo
38.3.1.2: Sealy Memorial Window: Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me (1904) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 38.3.1.1

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Bird Memorial Window:  The Guardian Angel
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bird Memorial Window
Theme: The Guardian Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel of the Resurrection [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Signature: The Tiffany Glass Company / 333 and 335 4th Av. New York [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Corinne Willie Bird (1868 - 8 Dec 1889) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor:
Date: 1890 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "I Am The Resurrection And The Life" / IN MEMORIAM / CORINNE WILLIE / ENTERED INTO LIFE / DECEMBER 8, 1889 [PHOTO]
Category: Guardian Angel; Angel of Resurrection
Comment: The design for the angel in this window is a precursor to the design for the Angel in the Field of Lilies window in the 1893 Chicago Exposition [PHOTO, DEDUCED]

Item 38.3.1.2

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Sealy Memorial Window:  Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sealy Memorial Window
Theme: Suffer Little Children to Come Unto Me [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: George Sealy (9 Jan 1835 - 14 Dec 1901) and his wife Magnolia Willis Sealy (15 Jun 1854 - 8 Nov 1933) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor: Magnolia Willis Sealy, and their family [ORG]
Date: Installed 1904 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GEORGE SEALY / JAN. 9, 1835 - DEC. 14, 1901 // TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY // MAGNOLIA WILLIS SEALY / JUNE 15, 1854 - NOV. 8, 1933 // Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one // of the least of these my brethren ye // have done it unto me Matthew 25 40 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Christ Blessing Children
Restoration: Restored by Willet Hauser Architectural Glass Studios, 2008-2010 [WH2011]
Comment: The window inscription was evidently updated after Mrs. Sealy died [DEDUCED]
The window sustained significant damage during Hurricane Ike, 13 Sep 2008 [WH2011]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
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)
WH2011: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass Studios website (2 May 2011)

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