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St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.17.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 25 South Street
Location: Litchfield, Connecticut 06759, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.746, -73.18823
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 28
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1922 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: There are two small Alpha and Omega windows, which might also be by Tiffany [ORG]
Also of interest: 1893 window designed by Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and made by Heigneke & Bowen [ORG]
1914 and 1917 windows by Maitland Armstrong [PHOTO, DMA1999]
1956 window by William Morris Company [SIGNATURE]
1968 window by Gabriel Loire [ORG]

Site Items

8.17.1.1: Hornblower Memorial Window: Ascension Lilies (1889) (Extant) item has a photo
8.17.1.2: Parmalee Memorial Window: St. Michael (1895) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.17.1.1

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Hornblower Memorial Window:  Ascension Lilies
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hornblower Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension Lilies [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 28
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Susie Craney Sanford Hornblower (1855 - 1886) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1919, WEB]
Donor: her siblings [INSCRIPTION]
Date: 1889 [HIST1919]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / OUR SISTER / SUSIE SANFORD HORNBLOWER / "BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART" [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
History: Originally was in the third St. Michael's building [DEDUCED]

Item 8.17.1.2

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Parmalee Memorial Window:  St. Michael
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Parmalee Memorial Window (Latimer Memorial Window)
Theme: St. Michael [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 28
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [CHU1895]
Memorial details: Caroline Parmelee (15 Apr 1803 - 20 Dec 1886) and Celeste Parmelee (1809 - 15 Apr 1868) [INSCRIPTION, CHU1895, HIST1919, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their grand nieces, Misses Latimer [CHU1895, ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Sep 1895 [CHU1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, CHU1895]
Inscription: Caroline Parmelee / 1803-1886 // In Memoriam // Celeste Parmelee / 1809-1868 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Michael
History: Originally was the reredos window in the third St. Michael's building [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Latimer Memorial Window because the Latimers were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

CHU1895: The Churchman (21 Sep 1895, p. 321)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DMA1999: D. Maitland Armstrong: American Stained Glass Master, Robert O. Jones (1999, p. 135, figure 44)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1919: Historical Address on St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield, Connecticut, William J. Brewster (1919)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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