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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.9.10
Rating: 1 star
Address: 200 N. Boulevard
Location: Richmond, Virginia 23220, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.55638, -77.47468
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

41.9.10.1: Saunders Memorial Window: Resurrection (1901) (Extant)
41.9.10.2: Freedley Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1901) (Extant)
41.9.10.3: Magnolia and Apple Blossom (Extant) item has a photo

Item 41.9.10.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Saunders Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG]
Memorial details: Edmund Archer Saunders (9 Feb 1831 - 2 Oct 1898) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife, Mary J. Saunders [KLINE2012, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: In place when original building consecrated, 6 Jan 1901 [RD1901, RT1901]
Size: 12' high [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: I AM THE RESURRECTION AND / THE LIFE SAITH THE LORD HE / THAT BELIEVETH IN ME THOUGH / HE WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIVE / AND WHOSOEVER LIVETH AND BE- / LIEVETH IN ME SHALL NEVER DIE / ST JOHN XI 25 26 // IN MEMORY OF EDMUND ARCHER SAUNDERS // VESTRYMAN OF THIS CHURCH // BORN FEBRUARY 9 1831 DIED OCTOBER 2 1898 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
History: Originally located in All Saints' Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA (SITE:41.9.6) [ORG]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:41.9.15) in 1958 but placed in storage in basement [ORG]
Acquired by museum in 2008 [ORG]
Comment: The top part of the window is not on display [DT2017]
Same as item: 41.9.6.2
Organisation Id: 2008.48a-c

Item 41.9.10.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Freedley Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [ORG, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition for the left two panes of the window [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Samuel Freedley (5 Nov 1834 - 6 Oct 1898) [KLINE2012, FINDAGRAVE, RD1898]
Donor: his children, Madge Freedley and George Freedley [KLINE2012, RD1898]
Date: In place when original building consecrated, 6 Jan 1901 [RD1901, RT1901]
Size: 12' high [ORG]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ Blessing Children
History: Originally located in All Saints' Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA (SITE:41.9.6) [ORG]
Moved with congregation to new building (SITE:41.9.15) in 1958 but placed in storage in basement [ORG]
Acquired by museum in 2008 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Freedly [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: The window is not currently on display [ORG]
Same as item: 41.9.6.5
Organisation Id: 2008.47a-c

Item 41.9.10.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Magnolia and Apple Blossom [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1900 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
History: Originally located in George E. Dimock residence, Elizabeth, NJ [ORG]
Acquired by museum in 1973 [ORG]
Organisation Id: 73.47.1-9

References

DT2017: Donald Traser, personal communication (28 Mar 2017)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
KLINE2012: A Tiffany Window In the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Patronage of The Saunders Family of Richmond, Joshua A. Kline (2012)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
RD1898: The Richmond Dispatch (7 Oct 1898, p. 1)
RD1901: The Richmond Dispatch (6 Jan 1901, p. 1)
RT1901: Richmond Times (6 Jan 1901, p. 14)
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)

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