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Trinity Episcopal Church, Staunton, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.11.1
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 214 West Beverley Street
Location: Staunton, Virginia 24401, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.14884, -79.07525
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1855 [NRHP1972]; enlarged 1870 [NRHP1972]
Architect: Edwin M. Taylor (1870 extension) [NRHP1972]
Also of interest: 1906 and 1946 windows by Lamb Studios [ORG]
1948, 1950 and 1957 windows by Wippell [ORG]
1960 and 1972 windows by Wippell-Mowbray [ORG]

Site Items

41.11.1.1: Atkinson Memorial Window: St. Luke (1909) (Extant)
41.11.1.2: Bell Memorial Window: Ascension (1900) (Extant)
41.11.1.3: Catlett Memorial Window: Easter Morn (1905) (Extant)
41.11.1.4.a: Duryea Memorial Window: Faith (1907) (Extant)
41.11.1.4.b: Duryea Memorial Window: The Good Samaritan (1907) (Extant)
41.11.1.5: Miller Memorial Window: Benedicte (1906) (Extant)
41.11.1.6: Braxton Memorial Window: Victory (1915) (Extant)
41.11.1.7: Berkeley Memorial Window: Angle of Praise (1915) (Extant)
41.11.1.8: Holt Memorial Window: Madonna and Child (1937) (Extant)

Item 41.11.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Atkinson Memorial Window (Taylor Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Luke [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SDL1909A, SDL1909B]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. Benjamin Minge Atkinson (15 Jul 1830 - 18 Nov 1908) [INSCRIPTION, SDL1909A, SDL1909B, FINDAGRAVE, SSV1908]
Donor: the congregation [INSCRIPTION]
Date: Installed Sep 1909 [SDL1909A, SDL1909B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: A Memorial by the Congregation to / 1830 B M Atkinson M D 1908 / For Forty-two Years Vestryman or Senior / Warden of this Church / The beloved physician Col 4 14 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Luke
Restoration: Restored 2000 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Taylor Memorial Window so presumably someone with that name was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.11.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bell Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1897 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Major Henderson Moffett Bell (3 Jul 1826 - 9 Oct 1899) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Copyright 1897 [SIGNATURE]
Installed 1900 [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Major Henderson M Bell / Born July 3 1826 // Entered into Rest / October 9 1899 / Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord / Even so saith the Spirit for they rest from their / labors and their works do follow them // Thirty-eight years Warden / or Vestryman of this Church / Always abounding in good works [PHOTO]
Category: Ascension
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
Restoration: Restored 1999-2000 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]
Comment: The inscription was added after Major Bell died [DEDUCED]

Item 41.11.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Catlett Memorial Window
Theme: Easter Morn [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios, N.Y. [ORG]
Other documentation: [SDL1905]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Richard Henry Catlett (6 Apr 1829 - 21 Mar 1898) [INSCRIPTION, SDL1905]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 23 Apr 1905 [SDL1905]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, SDL1905]
Inscription: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth which was / Crucified - He is risen - He is not here // April 6 / 1829 // In Memoriam / Richard H. Catlett // March 21 / 1898 [PHOTO, SDL1905]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
Location: west alcove [SDL1905]
Employees: Installed under the supervision of Mr. E.E. Hayward [SDL1905]

Item 41.11.1.4.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Duryea Memorial Window (Walter Memorial Window)
Theme: Faith [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Praising Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios, N.Y. [ORG]
Other documentation: [RTD1907, SSV1907]
Record type: window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [RTD1907, SSV1907]
Memorial details: Jane A. Duryea (d. 6 Dec 1892, aged 67) [INSCRIPTION, RTD1907, SSV1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her son-in-law, Frank Walter, and daughter, Emma Duryea Walter [RTD1907, SSV1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 8 Sep 1907 [RTD1907]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RTD1907]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / Jane A. Duryea [PHOTO, RTD1907, SSV1907]
Category: Faith
Restoration: Restored 1998 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Walter Memorial Window because the Walters were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.11.1.4.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Duryea Memorial Window (Walter Memorial Window)
Theme: The Good Samaritan [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios, N.Y. [ORG]
Other documentation: [RTD1907, SSV1907]
Record type: window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [RTD1907, SSV1907]
Memorial details: John Duryea (14 Jan 1827 - 12 May 1907) [INSCRIPTION, RTD1907, SSV1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his son-in-law, Frank Walter, and daughter, Emma Duryea Walter [RTD1907, SSV1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 8 Sep 1907 [RTD1907]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, RTD1907]
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / John Duryea [PHOTO, RTD1907, SSV1907]
Category: Good Samaritan
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Walter Memorial Window because the Walters were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.11.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: Benedicte [ORG]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SDL1906]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Michael Erskine Miller (10 Feb 1843 - 6 Jun 1897) and Harriette Echols Miller (31 Jan 1847 - 9 May 1899) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Installed ca. Oct 1906 [SDL1906]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BENEDICTE // IN MEMORIAM / MICHAEL ERSKINE MILLER / FEB 10 1843 - JUNE 6 1897 / AND HIS WIFE / HARRIETTE ECHOLS MILLER / JAN 31 1847 - MAY 9 1899 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape
Restoration: Damper panel restored 1999-2000 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]

Item 41.11.1.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Braxton Memorial Window
Theme: Victory [SDL1915, SML1915]
The Archangel Michael [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1914 [ORG]
Other documentation: [SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Allen Caperton Braxton (6 Feb 1862 - 22 Mar 1914) [INSCRIPTION, SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Donor: his wife, Mary Miller Braxton [SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Date: Signature 1914 [SIGNATURE]
Installed Feb 1915 [SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "Thine, O Lord, is the Victory". // In Loving Memory of / Allen Caperton Braxton / February 6th, 1862 + March 22nd, 1914 [PHOTO, SDL1915, SML1915]
Category: St. Michael
Restoration: Restored 1999 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]

Item 41.11.1.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Berkeley Memorial Window
Theme: Angle of Praise [SDL1915, SML1915]
Angel with a Script [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STUDIOS N.Y. 1914 [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Botts Berkeley (28 Jun 1842 - 25 Dec 1908) [INSCRIPTION, SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Signature 1914 [SIGNATURE]
Installed Feb 1915 [SDL1915, SML1915, BS1915]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Holy, Holy, Holy // In Memory of / Mary B Berkeley / For Fifty-Years a Member of / the Choir of this Church [PHOTO, SDL1915, SML1915]
Category: Angel of Praise
Restoration: Restored 2000 by Femenella and Associates [ORG]

Item 41.11.1.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Holt Memorial Window
Theme: Madonna and Child [SNL1937, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has a Tiffany Studios design watercolor for the window [MET1967]
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation:
Record type: window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Caperton Braxton Holt (1863-1935) [INSCRIPTION, SNL1937]
Donor: her family [SNL1937]
in particular, her daughter, Esta Carter Holt Leavell [MET1967, ORG]
Date: Design approved May 1936 [MET1967]
Window installed May 1937 [SNL1937]
Window dedicated 23 May 1937 [SNL1937]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MET1967]
Inscription: Mary Caperton Braxton Holt / 1863 1935 / The eternal God is thy Refuge, / and underneath are the Everlasting Arms. / Deut. 33-27 [PHOTO]
Category: Madonna

References

BS1915: Baltimore Sun (6 Feb 1915, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Tiffany Studios design watercolor (1967, Accession Number 67.654.201)
NRHP1972: National Register of Historic Places, Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (1972)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
RTD1907: Richmond Times-Dispatch (10 Sep 1907, p. 4)
SDL1905: Staunton Daily Leader (20 Apr 1905, p. 1)
SDL1906: Staunton Daily Leader (1 Nov 1906, p. 1)
SDL1909A: Staunton Daily Leader (3 Sep 1909, p. 1)
SDL1909B: Staunton Daily Leader (4 Sep 1901, p. 1)
SDL1915: Staunton Daily Leader (4 Feb 1915, p. 1)
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
SML1915: Staunton Morning Leader (5 Feb 1915, p. 1)
SNL1937: Staunton News Leader (25 May 1937, p. 3)
SSV1907: Staunton Spectator and Vindicator (13 Sep 1907, p. 4)
SSV1908: Staunton Spectator and Vindicator (20 Nov 1908, p. 4)
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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