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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Site Id: 43.5.1
Rating: 2 stars
Address: 914 East Knapp Street
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA
Lat/Lng: 43.04726, -87.9006
Tiffany 1910: Page 117
Duncan 1980: Page 224
Tiffany 1897: Page 66
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 72) quotes an extract from a letter from Charles Stanley Lester, rector of the church 1880-1902, about the arrival of some window, but it is not known which window [TIFF1897, FINDAGRAVE]
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1883-1884 [MS1884A]
Architect: E. Townsend Mix & Co. [MS1884A]
Comment: Building damaged by fire in 1950 [ORG]
Also of interest: 1884 Hamilton Memorial Window by McCully and Miles [MS1884B]
1884 Eldred Memorial Window, "John and Mary", by McCully and Miles [MS1884B]
1884 Pierson Memorial Window, "St. Cecilia", by McCully and Miles [MS1884B, ORG]
1884 Higby and Swan Memorial Windows, "St Paul and St James", by McCully and Miles [MS1884B, ORG]
1935 Whitmore Memorial Window and 1938 Munn Memorial Window (latter destroyed by 1950 fire) by Connick [MNS1940, ORG, DEDUCED]

Site Items

43.5.1.1: Kemper Memorial Window: Christ Leaving the Praetorium (1885) (Extant) item has a photo
43.5.1.2: Colt Memorial Window: Cross and Lilies (1890) (Extant)
43.5.1.3: Bloodgood Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1894) (Extant)
43.5.1.4: Miller Memorial Window: Stars of Bethlehem (1899) (Extant)
43.5.1.5: ornamental rose window (1884) (Extant)
43.5.1.6: Hauxhaust Memorial Window: St. John on the Isle of Patmos (1929) (Extant)
43.5.1.7: Sonntag, Dorner and Knight Memorial Window: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane (Extant)
43.5.1.8: Camp Memorial Window: The Road To Emmaus (1926) (Extant)
43.5.1.9: Wells Memorial Window: Annunciation (1884) (Extant)
43.5.1.10: Hawley Memorial Window: ornamental (1887) (Extant)

Item 43.5.1.1

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Kemper Memorial Window:  Christ Leaving the Praetorium
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kemper Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Leaving the Praetorium [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 117
Duncan 1980: Page 224
Tiffany 1897: Page 66
Signature:
Other documentation: [MS1884B, MS1884C, NYH1884, CHU1886, EAGLE1887, CHU1890B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Jackson Kemper (12 Dec 1789 - 24 May 1870), the first Episcopal bishop of Wisconsin [MS1884B, YIN1892, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: parishioners [IO1885, ORG]
Date: Central panel ready by Nov 1884 [MS1884C]
Installed ca. Mar 1885 [IO1885, DFP1885, IDS1885]
Unveiled ca. Palm Sunday, 29 Mar 1885 [ORG]
Size: 40' high x 25' wide [EAGLE1887]
25' high x 18' wide [CHU1890B]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ at the Praetorium
Cost: $4000 [MS1884C]
$3500 [IO1885]
$5000 [YIN1892]
After design: Painting by Gustave Doré [MS1884B, IO1885, SR1885, DFP1885, IDS1885, YIN1892]
Comment: Window was supposed to be ready for when the church was opened in Sep and then Oct 1884 but was delayed [ORG, NYH1884]
Window damaged by fire in 1950 and bottom part replaced and then replaced again in 2006 [ORG]

Item 43.5.1.2

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Colt Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Lilies [TIFF1897]
Tiffany 1910: Page 117
Duncan 1980: Page 224
Tiffany 1897: Page 66
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Henrietta Louise Peckham Colt (16 March 1812 - 7 April 1888) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1890A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her three daughters, Josephine Colt Bloodgood, Annie Colt McCook and Henrietta Colt Byrne [CHU1890A, YIN1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Design submitted 1890 [CHU1890A]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / HENRIETTA / LOUISA COLT / BORN MARCH 16 1812 / DIED APRIL 7 1888 / WELL DONE THOU GOOD / AND FAITHFUL SERVANT [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Cost: $355 [YIN1892]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 conflates the Colt Memorial Window with the Bloodgood Memorial Window (ITEM:43.5.1.3) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 43.5.1.3

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Bloodgood Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 117
Duncan 1980: Page 224
Tiffany 1897: Page 66
Signature:
Other documentation: [MJ1894A, MJ1894B, MS1894B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Josephine Colt Bloodgood (1834-1893) [INSCRIPTION, MJ1894A, MJ1894B, MS1894A, MS1894B]
Donor: her husband, Francis Bloodgood [MJ1894A, MJ1894B, MS1894A, MS1894B]
Date: Dedicated 8 Sep 1894 [MS1894A]
Unveiled 9 Sep 1894 [MJ1894B]
Size: 13' high x 3' wide [MS1894B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, MS1894B]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOSEPHINE COLT BLOODGOOD / 1834 1893 // HER CHILDREN RISE VP AND CALL / HER BLESSED; HER HUSBAND ALSO / AND HE PRAISETH HER / GIVE HER THE FRVIT OF HER / HANDS AND LET HOW OWN WORKS / PRAISE HER IN THE GATES / PRO 31:28-31 [PHOTO, MS1894B]
Category: Angel of Resurrection
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 conflates the Bloodgood Memorial Window with the Colt Memorial Window (ITEM:43.5.1.2) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 43.5.1.4

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: Stars of Bethlehem [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 117
Duncan 1980: Page 224
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1894 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [MS1899, MJ1899, ODN1899, IO1899]
Designer:
Memorial details: Benjamin Kurtz Miller (6 May 1830 - 12 Sep 1898) [INSCRIPTION, MS1899, MJ1899, ODN1899, IO1899]
Donor: his wife, Annie McLean Smith Miller, and family [MS1899, MJ1899, ODN1899, IO1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Design copyright 1894 [SIGNATURE]
Installed Mar 1899 [MS1899, ODN1899, IO1899]
Unveiled Easter Sunday, 2 Apr 1899 [MS1899, MJ1899]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF BENJAMIN KVRTZ MILLER / BORN MAY 6 1830 - DIED SEPTEMBER 12 1898 [PHOTO]
Category: Star of Bethlehem

Item 43.5.1.5

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental rose window [ORG, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [MJ1884, MS1884A, MS1884B, KING1889, CHU1890B]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Margaretta Fletcher (Mrs. Edward H.) Brodhead [MJ1884, MS1884B, KING1889, CHU1890B, YIN1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Edward H. Brodhead [MS1884A]
Date: In place by Jul 1884 [MS1884A]
Size: 16' in diameter [MS1884B, KING1889]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental; Rose Window
Cost: $1500 [MJ1884]
$1562 [YIN1892]

Item 43.5.1.6

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hauxhaust Memorial Window
Theme: St. John on the Isle of Patmos [MJ1929]
The New Jerusalem [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: signed [ORG]
Other documentation: [MJ1929]
Designer:
Memorial details: Sidney Hauxhurst (26 May 1842 - 7 Oct 1902) and Julia Frances Cottrill Hauxhurst (1 Nov 1852 - 20 Mar 1922) [INSCRIPTION, MJ1929, CYCL1933]
Donor: their son, Stanley Cottrill Hauxhurst [MJ1929, MS1930, CYCL1933]
Date: Donated by 2 Jan 1926 [ORG]
Installed Dec 1929 [MJ1929]
Unveiled 15 Dec 1929 [MJ1929]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "AND I JOHN SAW THE HOLY CITY NEW JERUSALEM COMING DOWN FROM GOD OUT / OF HEAVEN HAVING THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE CITY HAD NO NEED OF THE SUN / NEITHER OF THE MOON TO SHINE IN IT FOR THE GLORY OF GOD DID LIGHTEN IT" // TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / SIDNEY HAUXHAUST / MAY 26 1842 OCT 7 1902 / JULIA FRANCES COTTRILL HAUXHURST / NOV 1 1852 MAR 20 1922 [PHOTO, MJ1929]
Category: St. John; New Jerusalem

Item 43.5.1.7

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Sonntag, Dorner and Knight Memorial Window
Theme: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane [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 drawing of the window [MET1967]
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany [ORG]
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Louis Sonntag, Magdalena Sonntag, Frederick G. Dorner (1850-1920), Amalia Dorner (1865-1922) and John Barbour Knight (1868-1923) [INSCRIPTION, MET1967, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Rose (Mrs. John Barbour) Knight [INSCRIPTION, MET1967]
Date:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "NOT MY WILL, BUT THINE BE DONE." / "AN ANGEL APPEARED UNTO HIM, STRENGTHENING HIM." // IN LOVING MEMORY OF / LOUIS SONNTAG MAGDALENA SONNTAG / FREDERICK G DORNER AMALIA DORNER / JOHN B KNIGHT / ERECTED BY ROSE KNIGHT [PHOTO]
Category: Gethsemane

Item 43.5.1.8

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Camp Memorial Window
Theme: The Road To Emmaus [MJ1926, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [ORG, DEDUCED]
Other documentation: [MJ1926, MJ1927]
Designer:
Memorial details: Hoel Hinman Camp (27 January 1822 - 22 May 1909) and Anna S. Bigelow Camp (7 May 1833 - 16 Dec 1920) [INSCRIPTION, MJ1926, MJ1927, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Donated by 9 Sep 1925 [ORG]
Installed ca. Oct 1926 [MJ1926]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, MJ1926]
Inscription: THEY CONSTRAINED HIM / SAYING ABIDE WITH US FOR / IT IS TOWARD EVENING // TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / HOEL H CAMP / JANUARY 27TH 1822 MAY 22ND 1909 // AND THE DAY IS FAR SPENT / AND HE WENT IN TO TARRY / WITH THEM ST LUKE XXIV:24 // AND OF HIS WIFE / ANNA B CAMP / MAY 7th 1833 DECEMBER 16TH 1920 [PHOTO]
Category: Emmaus

Item 43.5.1.9

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wells Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation [MS1884B, KING1889]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [MS1884B, KING1889]
Designer:
Memorial details: Helena Lee Wells (25 Aug 1858 - 7 Jan 1863) [YIN1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her parents, Daniel Levi Wells and Helena M. Lee Wells [YIN1892, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: In place when first service took place in building, 12 Oct 1884 [MS1884B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Cost: $920 [YIN1892]
After design: Painting by Murillo [MS1884B, KING1889, PHOTO]

Item 43.5.1.10

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Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Hawley Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Designer:
Memorial details: Cyrus Hawley (12 Jun 1802 - 1 Jun 1871) [INSCRIPTION, MS1887, ODN1887, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Helen Gold Hawley [MS1887, ODN1887, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Sep 1887 [MS1887, ODN1887]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CYRUS HAWLEY / 1802 - 1871 / FOR MANY YEARS / WARDEN OF THIS / CHURCH AND MEMBER / OF ITS FIRST VESTRY [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
Cost: $365 [YIN1892]

References

CHU1886: The Churchman (20 Nov 1886, p. 642)
CHU1890A: The Churchman (1 Feb 1890, p. 119)
CHU1890B: The Churchman (8 Feb 1890, p. 154)
CYCL1933: The National Cyclopedia of American Biography (1933, p. 213)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DFP1885: Detroit Free Press (22 Mar 1885, p. 11)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1887: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (17 Jul 1887, p. 2)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
IDS1885: The Indianapolis Daily Sentinel (29 Mar 1885, p. 6)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
IO1885: Daily Inter Ocean (8 Mar 1885, p. 3)
IO1899: Daily Inter Ocean (30 Mar 1899, p. 4)
KING1889: King's Handbook of Notable Episcopal Churches in the United States, George Wolfe Shinn (1889, p. 208-210)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Tiffany Studios design watercolor (1967, Accession Number 67.654.89)
MJ1884: The Milwaukee Journal (21 Jan 1884, p. 1)
MJ1894A: The Milwaukee Journal (20 Aug 1894, p. 2)
MJ1894B: The Milwaukee Journal (9 Sep 1894, p. 1)
MJ1899: The Milwaukee Journal (31 Mar 1899, p. 8)
MJ1926: The Milwaukee Journal (24 Oct 1926, Roto-Art Section, p. 4)
MJ1927: The Milwaukee Journal (20 Nov 1927, Pictures in Natural Colors)
MJ1929: The Milwaukee Journal (15 Dec 1929, Section II, p. 12)
MNS1940: Milwaukee News-Sentinel (9 Mar 1940, section C, p. 8)
MS1884A: Milwaukee Sentinel (20 Jul 1884, p. 4)
MS1884B: Milwaukee Sentinel (28 Sep 1884, p. 6)
MS1884C: Milwaukee Sentinel (17 Nov 1884, p. 4)
MS1887: Milwaukee Sentinel (12 Sep 1887, p. 3)
MS1894A: Milwaukee Sentinel (8 Sep 1894, p. 3)
MS1894B: Milwaukee Sentinel (23 Sep 1894, p. 4)
MS1899: Milwaukee Sentinel (30 Mar 1899, p. 4)
MS1930: Milwaukee Sentinel (2 Mar 1930, p. 1)
NYH1884: New York Herald (3 Oct 1884, p. 10)
ODN1887: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (12 Sep 1887, p. 2)
ODN1899: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern (30 Mar 1899, p. 4)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
SR1885: Spencer Reporter (quoting the Milwaukee Sentinel) (15 Jan 1885, p. 3)
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)
YIN1892: Yenowine's Illustrated News (30 Apr 1892)

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