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Old Blandford Church, Petersburg, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.7.1
Rating: 3 stars
Other name(s): Blandford Mortuary Chapel
Address: 319 S. Crater Road
Location: Petersburg, Virginia 23803, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.226, -77.38749
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1735 [WIND1992]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

41.7.1.1: Missouri Window: St. Peter (1904) (Extant)
41.7.1.2: Virginia Window: St. John (1904) (Extant)
41.7.1.3: Louisiana Window: St. Paul (1904) (Extant)
41.7.1.4: North Carolina Window: St. Bartholomew (1907) (Extant)
41.7.1.5: South Carolina Window: St. Mark (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.6: Tennessee Window: St. Philip (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.7: Alabama Window: St. Andrew (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.8: Mississippi Window: St. James (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.9: Maryland Window: State Seal (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.10: Arkansas Window: State Seal (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.11: Ladies' Memorial Association Window: ornamental window (1910) (Extant)
41.7.1.12: Cross of Jewels (Extant)
41.7.1.13: Texas Window: St. Luke (1912) (Extant)
41.7.1.14: Florida Window: St. Matthew (1912) (Extant)
41.7.1.15: Georgia Window: St. Thomas (1912) (Extant)

Item 41.7.1.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Missouri Window
Theme: St. Peter [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Missouri [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Date: Installed May 1904 [AUGC1905, MA1905]
Dedicated 9 June 1904 [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GIVEN BY THE CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL / SOCIETIES OF MISSOVRI / QUI MORIUNTUR PRO JURE / NEM QUAM MORUNTUR FRUCTRA [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Peter
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Virginia Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Virginia [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Date: Installed May 1904 [AUGC1905, MA1905]
Dedicated 9 June 1904 [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / VIRGINIA PATRIOTS AND HEROES OF THE / CONFEDERATE ARMY / ETERNAL RIGHT THOUGH ALL ELSE FAIL / CAN NEVER BE MADE WRONG [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. John
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Louisiana (Washington Artillery Corps) Window
Theme: St. Paul [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [PIC1904A, WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Washington Artillery of New Orleans [PIC1904A, WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Date: Installed May 1904 [AUGC1905, MA1905]
Dedicated 9 June 1904 [WAPO1904, BS1904, RTD1904, SLR1904, PIC1904B, AUGC1905, MA1905]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORIOVS MEMORY OF THOSE / BRAVE MEN OF THE WASHINGTON ARTILLERY / OF NEW ORLEANS LA WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR THE CONFEDERATE CAVSE [PHOTO, PIC1904A, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Paul
Cost: $400 [PIC1904A, AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: North Carolina Window
Theme: St. Bartholomew [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [BS1906, RTD1907A, RNO1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: North Carolina [BS1906, RTD1907A, RTD1907B, RNO1907, WAPO1907, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Date: Ordered ca. Sep 1906 [BS1906]
Unveiled 2 Jun 1907 [RTD1907A, RTD1907B, WAPO1907]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In memory of North Carolina's Soldiers / of whom 40,275 proved their devotion / to duty by their death. / "God bless North Carolina." [PHOTO, RNO1907, WAPO1907, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Bartholomew
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, BS1906, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: South Carolina Window
Theme: St. Mark [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [RTD1909A, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: South Carolina [RTD1909A, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Ordered 8 Mar 1909 [RTD1909A]
Made by Jan 1910 [RTD1910A]
Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / SOUTH CAROLINA'S SONS WHO DIED FOR THE / CONFEDERACY. HE DOETH ACCORDING / TO HIS WILL IN THE ARMY OF HEAVEN AND / AMONG THE INHABITANTS OF THE EARTH [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Mark
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909A, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.6

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tennessee Window
Theme: St. Philip [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Tennessee [RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Ordered ca. Jul 1909 [RTD1909B]
Made by Jan 1910 [RTD1910A]
Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING / MEMORY OF OVR HEROES OF TENNESSEE / TO LIVE IN HEARTS / WE LEAVE BEHIND / IS NOT TO DIE [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Philip
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.7

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Alabama Window
Theme: St. Andrew [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Alabama [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Made by Jan 1910 [RTD1910A]
Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED MEM- / ORY OF ALABAMA'S BRAVE CONFEDERATE BAND / BRAVE MEN MAY DIE / RIGHT HAS NO DEATH / TRVTH NEVER SHALL PASS AWAY [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. Andrew
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.8

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mississippi Window
Theme: St. James [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Mississippi [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Made by Jan 1910 [RTD1910A]
Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEM- / ORY OF MISSISSIPPIANS OF THE CONFEDERATE ARMY WHO FELL AROVND PETERSBURG, VA / FOR THEIR COUNTRY THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: St. James
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1909B, RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.9

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Maryland Window
Theme: State Seal [WIND1992]
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Maryland [RTD1910A, RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MARYLAND'S HEROIC SONS [PHOTO, RTD1910A, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: Ornamental

Item 41.7.1.10

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Arkansas Window
Theme: State Seal [WIND1992]
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Arkansas [RTD1910B, RTD1910C, FFL1910, BS1910]
Date: Unveiled 3 June 1910 [FFL1910]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / MEMORY OF ARKANSAS SOL- / DIERS WHO DIED FOR THEIR STATE [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: Ornamental

Item 41.7.1.11

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ladies' Memorial Association Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910B, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Ladies' Memorial Association [WIND1992]
Date: Unveiled 3 June 1910 [WIND1992]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: LADIES MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION OF PETERSBURG, VA / 1861 1865 / 1866 IN MEMORIAM 1909 [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: Ornamental

Item 41.7.1.12

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Cross of Jewels [WIND1992]
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 114
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1910B, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Tiffany Studios [WEB]
Date: before 1910 [WIND1992]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGH- / EST AND ON EARTH PEACE / GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN [PHOTO, RTD1910C, BS1910]
Category: Ornamental

Item 41.7.1.13

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Texas Window
Theme: St. Luke [WIND1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [RTD1911A, RTD1912C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Texas [RTD1911A, RTD1912A, WAPO1912]
Date: Ordered ca. Jan 1911 [RTD1911A, RTD1911B]
Made by Mar 1912 [RTD1912A]
Unveiled 20 May 1912 [WAPO1912]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE TEXANS WHO / FELL IN AND AROVND PETERSBVRG VIRGINIA / FOR THE CAVSE THEY KNEW TO BE RIGHT / COME FROM THE FOVR WINDS O BREATH AND / BREATHE VPON THESE SLAIN THAT THEY MAY LIVE [PHOTO]
Category: St. Luke
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910A, RTD1909B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.14

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Florida Window
Theme: St. Matthew [WIND1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1911A, RTD1912C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Florida [RTD1911A, RTD1912A, RTD1912B]
Date: Ordered ca. Jan 1911 [RTD1911B]
Made by Mar 1912 [RTD1912A]
Unveiled 24 Jun 1912 [RTD1912B, RTD1912C]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: FLORIDA DEDICATES THIS WINDOW / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED / MEMORY OF HER CONFEDERATE DEAD / TO THEM WHICH SAT IN THE REGION AND / SHADOW OF DEATH LIGHT IS SPRVNG VP [PHOTO, RTD1912B]
Category: St. Matthew
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910A, RTD1909B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

Item 41.7.1.15

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Georgia Window
Theme: St. Thomas [WIND1992]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1911A, RTD1912C, MDT1912]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Georgia [RTD1911A, RTD1912A, MDT1912, BS1912]
Date: Made by Mar 1912 [RTD1912A]
Dedicated 18 November 1912 [BS1912]
Size: 9.5' high x 3.5' wide [RTD1910C]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / GEORGIA'S BRAVE SONS WHO DIED FOR THE / RIGHT GIVING THEIR LIVES TO THE / CONFEDERATE CAVSE [PHOTO]
Category: St. Thomas
Cost: $400 [AUGC1905, MA1905, RTD1910A, RTD1909B, RTD1910C, RTD1912A]

References

AUGC1905: The Augusta Chronicle (10 May 1905, p. 6)
BS1904: Baltimore Sun (31 May 1904, p. 7)
BS1906: Baltimore Sun (11 Sep 1906, p. 10)
BS1910: Baltimore Sun (6 Jun 1910, p. 11)
BS1912: Baltimore Sun (19 Nov 1912, p. 9)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FFL1910: Fredericksburg Free Lance (2 Jun 1910, p. 2)
MA1905: The Montgomery Advertiser (11 May 1905, p. 9)
MDT1912: Macon Daily Telegraph (7 Nov 1912, p. 6)
PHOTO: Photo of item
PIC1904A: New Orleans Daily Picayune (27 Mar 1904, p. 2)
PIC1904B: New Orleans Daily Picayune (11 Jun 1904, p. 2)
RNO1907: Raleigh News and Observer (29 Jun 1907, p. 5)
RTD1904: Richmond Times-Dispatch (10 Jun 1904, p. 5)
RTD1907A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (31 May 1907, p. 12)
RTD1907B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (1 Jun 1907, p. 9)
RTD1909A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (9 Mar 1909, p. 3)
RTD1909B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (4 Jul 1909, p. 12)
RTD1910A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (11 Jan 1910, p. 3)
RTD1910B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (13 Apr 1910, p. 9)
RTD1910C: Richmond Times-Dispatch (24 Apr 1910, p. 13)
RTD1911A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (4 Jan 1911, p. 5)
RTD1911B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (8 Jan 1911, p. 13)
RTD1912A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (16 Mar 1912, p. 11)
RTD1912B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (23 Jun 1912, p. 2)
RTD1912C: Richmond Times-Dispatch (30 Jun 1912, p. 12)
SLR1904: St. Louis Republic (10 Jun 1904, p. 8)
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)
WAPO1904: Washington Post (30 May 1904, p. 5)
WAPO1907: Washington Post (3 Jun 1907, p. 5)
WAPO1912: Washington Post (21 May 1912, p. 12)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information
WIND1992: The Compass Windows of Old Blandford Church: A Tribute in Tiffany Glass, Martha Wren Briggs (1992)

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