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First Presbyterian Church, Galveston, Texas

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Site Id: 38.3.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1903 Church Street
Location: Galveston, Texas 77550, USA
Lat/Lng: 29.30459, -94.78882
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1889 [GDN1889]
Architect:
Also of interest: Windows by Lamb Studios [ORG]

Site Items

38.3.2.1: Perry Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (1889) (Extant) item has a photo
38.3.2.2: Ball Memorial Window: Peace (1908) (Extant) item has a photo
38.3.2.3: Killough Memorial Window: Christ Knocking at the Door (1918) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 38.3.2.1

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Perry Memorial Window:  The Good Shepherd
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Perry Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 64
Signature:
Other documentation: [GDN1889]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Barker Perry (13 Aug 1796 - 15 Jan 1861) [INSCRIPTION, GDN1889, GLASS2007]
Donor: her daughter, Sarah Catherine Perry (Mrs. George) Ball [GDN1889, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Ordered by Jun 1888 [LETT1888]
In place when building completed, 24 Feb 1889 [GDN1889]
Size: 180" high x 44" wide [GLASS2007]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, GLASS2007]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF SARAH BARKER PERRY / BORN AUG 13 1796 DIED JAN 15 1861 // HE SHALL FEED HIS FLOCK / LIKE A SHEPHERD AND SHALL GATHER HIS LAMBS IN HIS ARMS AND / CARRY THEM TO HIS BOSOM [GLASS2007, PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
After design: Painting by Frederic Shields [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 75) quotes an extract from the 1889 Galveston Daily News article [GDN1889, TIFF1897]

Item 38.3.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ball Memorial Window (League Memorial Window)
Theme: Peace [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 112
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [GDN1908]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [GDN1908]
Memorial details: Sarah Catherine Perry Ball (16 Jun 1825 - 10 Jun 1904) [INSCRIPTION, GDN1908, GLASS2007]
Donor: her daughter, Nellie Ball (Mrs. John Charles) League [GDN1908, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 12 Jul 1908 [GDN1908]
Size: 180" high x 44" wide [GLASS2007]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, GLASS2007]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / SARAH CATHERINE PERRY BALL / BORN JVNE 16, 1825 - DIED JVNE 10, 1904 / THE PEACE OF GOD WHICH PASSETH ALL VNDERSTANDING [PHOTO, GDN1908, GLASS2007]
Category: Peace
Restoration: Restored by Stanton Studios, 2017 [WTH2017]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the League Memorial Window because Mrs. League was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 38.3.2.3

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Killough Memorial Window:  Christ Knocking at the Door
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Killough Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Knocking at the Door [GLASS2007]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios N.Y. 1917 [ORG]
Other documentation: [GDN1918]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Agnes Davie Killough (14 Dec 1849 - 8 May 1914) [GDN1918, GLASS2007]
Donor: bequest of her son, Davie Griffin [GDN1918]
Date: Signature 1917 [SIGNATURE]
Installed Mar/Apr 1918 [GDN1918]
Dedicated 14 Apr 1918 [GDN1918]
Size: 180" high x 44" wide [GLASS2007]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, GLASS2007]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / AGNES DAVIE KILLOUGH / FROM HER SON / BORN DECEMBER 14, 1849 - DIED MAY 8, 1914 / SHE STRETCHED OUT HER HAND TO THE POOR [GLASS2007]
Category: Christ Knocking at the Door
Cost: $5000 [GDN1918]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GDN1889: The Galveston Daily News (26 Feb 1889, p. 8)
GDN1908: The Galveston Daily News (20 Jun 1908, p. 5)
GDN1918: The Galveston Daily News (13 Apr 1918, p. 5)
GLASS2007: Stained Glass Condition Analysis, First Presbyterian Church, Galveston, TX, Julie Sloan (19 Oct 2007)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LETT1888: letter from Tiffany Glass Company to Henry M. Trueheart (via David P. Salyer) (30 Jun 1888)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on 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)
WTH2017: Waco Tribune-Herald (5 Feb 2017)

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