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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.9.1
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 815 E. Grace Street
Location: Richmond, Virginia 23219, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.53982, -77.4351
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1845 [ORG]
Architect: Thomas S. Stewart [ORG]
Also of interest: 1892 Robert E. Lee Memorial Windows, with themes "Moses Leaving the House of Pharaoh" and "Moses On Mount Nebo", by Henry Holiday [ORG]
1901 Chief Justice John Marshall Memorial Window, with theme "Moses Presenting the Ten Commandments", by Lamb Studios and originally located in Monumental Church [PHOTO, RT1901B, RD1901B, ORG]

Site Items

41.9.1.1: Anderson Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Little Children (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.2: Blair Memorial Window: The Pilgrims (1896) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.3: Anderson Memorial Reredos: The Last Supper (1896) (Extant)
41.9.1.4: de Treville Memorial Window: Angel of Hope (1906) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.5.a: Davis Memorial Window: Paul Before Agrippa (1898) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.5.b: Davis Memorial Window: The Angels of Goodness and Mercy (1898) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.6.a: Newton and Davenport Memorial Window: Annunciation (1901) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.6.b: Newton and Davenport Memorial Window: The Fruit of the Spirit (1901) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.7: Buford and Strother Memorial Window: Kiss of Charity (1916) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.8: Young Memorial Window: Cornelius and the Angel (1929) (Extant) item has a photo
41.9.1.9: Newton Memorial Window: Ascension (1899) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 41.9.1.1

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Anderson Memorial Window:  Christ Blessing Little Children
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Anderson Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Little Children [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 lists the window [TIFF1918]
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Reid Anderson (16 Feb 1813 - 7 Sep 1892) [INSCRIPTION, RD1894, RT1894, CHU1895, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his family [CHU1895]
Date: Completed ca. Nov 1894 [RD1894, RT1894]
Installed ca. Dec 1894 [RD1894, RT1894, CHU1895]
Size: 10' high x 5' wide [CHU1895]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and in Memory of / Joseph Reid Anderson / For forty eight years Vestryman and for / twenty years Senior Warden of this Church / Died September 7 1892 / Blessed are the Pure in Heart for / they shall see God - Matthew v:8 [PHOTO, CHU1895]
Category: Christ Blessing Children

Item 41.9.1.2

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Blair Memorial Window:  The Pilgrims
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Blair Memorial Window
Theme: The Pilgrims [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Vision of Christ to Believers [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Signature:
Other documentation: [RD1896B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Adolphus Blair (31 Jan 1843 - 1 Nov 1893) and Ellen Beirne Blair (22 Sep 1848 - 29 Dec 1875) [INSCRIPTION, RD1896B]
Donor: their children [INSCRIPTION, RD1896B]
Date: Unveiled 17 May 1896 [RD1896B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND SACRED TO THE MEMORIES OF / ADOLPHUS BLAIR AND HIS WIFE ELLEN BEIRNE BLAIR / BORN JANUARY 31, 1843/ DIED NOVEMBER 1, 1893 // BORN SEPTEMBER 22, 1848 / DIED DECEMBER 29, 1875 / ERECTED BY THEIR CHILDREN [PHOTO]
Category: Pilgrim
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 85) quotes an extract from a letter by Richard Carter Scott that his wife, Lucy Mayo Blair Scott (a daughter of the Blairs) was pleased with the window [TIFF1897, FINDAGRAVE]

Item 41.9.1.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Anderson Memorial Reredos
Theme: The Last Supper [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: mosaic reredos [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Page 65
Signature:
Other documentation: [RD1896A]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Reid Anderson (16 Feb 1813 - 7 Sep 1892) [RD1896A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Mary Evans Pegram Anderson [RD1896A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled Easter Saturday, 4 Apr 1896 [RD1896A]
Size: 5' high x 9' wide [RD1896A]
Inscription: This do in remembrance of Me // In loving memory of Joseph Reid Anderson [RD1896A]
Category: Last Supper
After design: Painting by Leonardo da Vinci [RD1896A]

Item 41.9.1.4

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de Treville Memorial Window:  Angel of Hope
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: de Treville Memorial Window (Snelling Memorial Window)
Theme: Angel of Hope [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1906, CHU1906]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ella Mitchell de Treville (27 Jan 1845 - 15 Mar 1890) [RTD1906, CHU1906]
Donor: her daughter, Eva de Treville (Mrs. Rodman Paul) Snelling [INSCRIPTION, RTD1906, CHU1906, BLUE1991]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 15 Apr 1906 [RTD1906, CHU1906]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory of Ella de Treville, wife of Richard de Treville and daughter of William Mitchell, Jr., born January 27, 1845 - died March 15, 1890. This window is erected by her daughter. [RTD1906]
Category: Angel of Hope
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Snelling (spelled as Smelling) Memorial Window because Mrs. Snelling was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.9.1.5.a

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Davis Memorial Window:  Paul Before Agrippa
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Davis Memorial Window (Ross Memorial Window)
Theme: Paul Before Agrippa [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 lists the window [TIFF1918]
Signature:
Other documentation: [RT1898B, RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, CHS1898, PT1898]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [RD1898, RT1898D, RT1898B, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, SHA1898]
Memorial details: Jefferson Davis (3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889) [RT1898A, RT1898B, CHS1898, RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, PT1898, SHA1898, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: public subscription [RT1898A, RD1898, RT1898D]
Date: Installed Apr 1898 [RT1898C]
Unveiled Easter Sunday, 17 Apr 1898 [RT1898A, RT1898B, CHS1898, RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, SHA1898]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: This man doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds [RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, SHA1898]
on bronze tablet to right: To the Glory of God and in Memory of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America. Born June 3, 1808. Died December 6, 1889 [RT1898D, RD1898, WAPO1898, BS1898, PT1898, SHA1898]
Category: Biblical Story
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Ross Memorial Window because Annie Elizabeth Beckham (Mrs. George) Ross was the chair of the committee organising the window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, RT1898A, DEDUCED]
Duncan 1980 lists the window a second time as the Jefferson Davis Memorial [DUNC1980]

Item 41.9.1.5.b

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Davis Memorial Window:  The Angels of Goodness and Mercy
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Davis Memorial Window
Theme: The Angels of Goodness and Mercy [RT1898C, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 lists the window [TIFF1918]
Signature:
Other documentation: [RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, CHS1898, PT1898]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, SHA1898]
Memorial details: Jefferson Davis (3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889) [RT1898A, CHS1898, RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, PT1898, SHA1898, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: public subscription [RT1898A, RD1898, RT1898D]
Date: Installed Apr 1898 [RT1898C]
Unveiled Easter Sunday, 17 Apr 1898 [RT1898A, CHS1898, RT1898C, RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, NYT1898, SHA1898]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: LET ME BE WEIGHED IN AN EVEN BALANCE / THAT GOD MAY KNOW MINE INTEGRITY JOB 31 6 [PHOTO, RD1898, RT1898D, WAPO1898, BS1898, PT1898, SHA1898]
Category: Angel of Goodness; Angel of Mercy

Item 41.9.1.6.a

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Newton and Davenport Memorial Window:  Annunciation
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Newton and Davenport Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RD1901A, RT1901A, WW1901]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [WW1901]
Memorial details: Mary Heath Davenport Newton (15 Apr 1852 - 11 Feb 1899) [INSCRIPTION, RD1901A, RT1901A]
and also Eliza Nye Allen Davenport (20 Nov 1819 - 24 Oct 1889) and Isaac Davenport, Jr. (9 Feb 1815 - 26 Oct 1896) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Installed Mar 1901 [RD1901A, RT1901A]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF MARY HEATH WIFE OF VIRGINIVS / NEWTON AND DAVGHTER OF ISAAC DAVENPORT JR AND ELIZA NYE ALLEN HIS / WIFE - BORN APRIL 15TH 1852 - DIED FEBRUARY 11TH 1899 ALSO IN MEMORY OF / ELIZA NYE ALLEN DAVENPORT BORN NOVEMBER 20TH 1819 - DIED OCTOBER 24TH / 1889 AND ISAAC DAVENPORT JR BORN FEBRVARY 9TH 1815 - DIED OCTOBER 26 1896 [PHOTO]
Category: Annunciation
Employees: The installation was supervised by Charles Lett [RD1901A, RT1901A]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this the Newton Memorial Window, so possibly Virginius Newton was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.9.1.6.b

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Newton and Davenport Memorial Window:  The Fruit of the Spirit
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Newton and Davenport Memorial Window
Theme: The Fruit of the Spirit [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Heath Davenport Newton (15 Apr 1852 - 11 Feb 1899) [RD1901A, RT1901A, DEDUCED]
and also Eliza Nye Allen Davenport (20 Nov 1819 - 24 Oct 1889) and Isaac Davenport, Jr. (9 Feb 1815 - 26 Oct 1896) [DEDUCED]
Donor:
Date: Installed Mar 1901 [RD1901A, RT1901A, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THE FRVIT OF THE SPIRIT / IS LOVE PEACE GENTLENESS / GOODNESS FAITH / GAL V:22 [PHOTO]
Category: Angel
Employees: The installation was supervised by Charles Lett [RD1901A, RT1901A, DEDUCED]

Item 41.9.1.7

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Buford and Strother Memorial Window:  Kiss of Charity
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Buford and Strother Memorial Window
Theme: Kiss of Charity [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1916, CHU1917]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Mary Cameron Ross Strother Buford (27 Mar 1848 - 7 Jan 1916), Robert Quarles Strother (1844 - 14 Oct 1873) and Algernon Sidney Buford (2 Jan 1826 - 6 May 1911) [INSCRIPTION, RTD1916, CHU1917, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: daughter / daughter / step-daughter, Elisabeth Strother (Mrs. Frederic William) Scott [INSCRIPTION, RTD1916, CHU1917]
Date: Installed late Dec 1916 [RTD1916]
Unveiled 31 Dec 1916 [RTD1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GREET YE ONE ANOTHER WITH A KISS / OF CHARITY 1 PETER 5 14 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND AS A LASTING MEMORIAL OF THE / FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY / EXEMPLIFIED IN THE LIFE OF MY MOTHER / MARY CAMERON ROSS BUFORD / BORN 1848 DIED 1916 / AND OF MY FATHER / ROBERT QUARLES STROTHER / BORN 1844 DIED 1873 / AND OF MY STEPFATHER / ALGERNON SIDNEY BUFORD / BORN 1826 DIED 1911 / ELISABETH STROTHER SCOTT [PHOTO, RTD1916, CHU1917]
Category: Charity

Item 41.9.1.8

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Young Memorial Window:  Cornelius and the Angel
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Young Memorial Window
Theme: Cornelius and the Angel [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [RTD1929]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Brooke Young (24 Apr 1861 - 11 Nov 1924) [RTD1929]
Donor: his wife, Anne Pleasants Gray Young [RTD1929, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated 3 Mar 1929 [RTD1929]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "Lord I have loved the habitation of Thy house." In loving memory of John Brooke Young. Born April 24, 1861, Died Nov. 11 1924. For thirty years a vestryman of this church. A just man and one that feared God. [RTD1929]
Category: Cornelius

Item 41.9.1.9

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Newton Memorial Window:  Ascension
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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Newton Memorial Window (Guy Memorial Window)
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Rt. Rev. John Brockenbrough Newton (7 Feb 1839 - 28 May 1897) [INSCRIPTION, AGVA1899]
in 1998 re-dedicated to John Henry Guy (1878-1953) and Katherine Lancaster Guy (1886-1978) [ORG]
Donor: congregation of Monumental Episcopal Church [ORG]
in 1998, Mr. and Mrs. Briscoe Guy and descendants of Bishop Newton [ORG]
Date: Unveiled 11 May 1899 [AGVA1899]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE / RIGHT REV JOHN BROCKENBROUGH NEWTON D D / BORN FEBRUARY 7 1839 - DIED MAY 28 1897 [PHOTO]
Category: Ascension
History: Originally located in Monumental Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA (SITE:41.9.4) [ORG]
Moved here in 1998 [ORG]
Comment: There were two side panels for the window when it was in Monumental Church, which are currently in storage [ORG]
Same as item: 41.9.4.1

References

AGVA1899: Alexandria Gazette and Virginia Advertiser (12 May 1899, p. 2)
BLUE1991: Complete American Armoury and Blue Book, John Matthews (1991, p. 167)
BS1898: Baltimore Sun (18 Apr 1898, p. 6)
CHS1898: The Church Standard (26 Mar 1898, p. 696)
CHU1895: The Churchman (19 Jan 1895, p. 109)
CHU1906: The Churchman (28 Apr 1906, p. 652)
CHU1917: The Churchman (6 Jan 1917, p. 23-24)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1898: New York Times (18 Apr 1898)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
PT1898: The Philadelphia Times (1 May 1898, p. 25)
RD1894: The Richmond Dispatch (6 Nov 1894, p. 2)
RD1896A: The Richmond Dispatch (5 Apr 1896, p. 16)
RD1896B: The Richmond Dispatch (19 May 1896, p. 5)
RD1898: The Richmond Dispatch (17 Apr 1898, p. 14)
RD1901A: The Richmond Dispatch (14 Mar 1901, p. 3)
RD1901B: The Richmond Dispatch (22 Sep 1901, p. 1)
RT1894: Richmond Times (6 Nov 1894, p. 2)
RT1898A: Richmond Times (8 Mar 1898, p. 7)
RT1898B: Richmond Times (20 Mar 1898, p. 3)
RT1898C: Richmond Times (10 Apr 1898, p. 17)
RT1898D: Richmond Times (17 Apr 1898, p. 10)
RT1901A: Richmond Times (14 Mar 1901, p. 6)
RT1901B: Richmond Times (2 Jul 1901, p. 8)
RTD1906: Richmond Times-Dispatch (14 Apr 1906, p. 10)
RTD1916: Richmond Times-Dispatch (27 Dec 1916, p. 10)
RTD1929: Richmond Times-Dispatch (2 Mar 1929, p. 6)
SHA1898: Southern History Association (Jul 1898, No. 3, p. 310-311)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
TIFF1918: Tributes to Honor, Tiffany Studios (1918)
WAPO1898: Washington Post (18 Apr 1898, p. 3)
WW1901: The World's Work, The Pan-American Exposition, Walter H. Page (Aug 1901, Vol. II, No. 4)

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