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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Meriden, Connecticut

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 8.18.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 20 Catlin Street
Location: Meriden, Connecticut 06450, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.5368, -72.79793
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 28
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1866-1867 [ORG]
Architect: Henry Dudley [ORG]
Comment: In 2020 the congregation decided to sell the Tiffany windows [ORG]
Later in 2020 the congregation announced that they would sell the building and move to a new building on Preston Avenue in Meriden [MRJ2020]
Also of interest: 1907 Curtis Memorial Window, "The Raising of Lazarus", by Church Glass and Decorating Company [MWR1907]

Site Items

8.18.1.1: Dodd Memorial Window (Unknown)
8.18.1.2: Squire Memorial Window: Annunciation (1902) (Removed) item has a photo
8.18.1.3: Curtis Memorial Window: Boy Christ in the Temple (1917) (Extant) item has a photo
8.18.1.4: Curtis Memorial Window: Good Samaritan (1915) (Extant) item has a photo
8.18.1.5: Passion Flowers (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.18.1.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Dodd Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 28
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Inscription:
Same as item: Possibly 8.18.1.5

Item 8.18.1.2

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Squire Memorial Window:  Annunciation
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Removed [DG2021]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Squire Memorial Window
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 44
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS NEW YORK [DT2017, WEB]
Other documentation: [MMR1902A, MWR1902]
Designer:
Memorial details: Agnes Deshon Curtis Squire (10 Apr 1863 - 20 May 1900) [INSCRIPTION, MMR1902A, MMR1902B, MWR1902, MWR1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her husband, Allan Butler Squire [MMR1902A, MWR1902, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed Dec 1902 [MMR1902A, MMR1902B, MWR1902, MWR1903]
Viewed for first time 25 Dec 1902 [MMR1902B, MWR1903]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam // Agnes Deshon Curtis Squire / 1863 - 1900 [PHOTO]
Category: Annunciation

Item 8.18.1.3

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Curtis Memorial Window:  Boy Christ in the Temple
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Curtis Memorial Window
Theme: Boy Christ in the Temple [MMR1917A, MMR1917B, MDJ1917A, MDJ1917B, MWR1917]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK 1917 [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [MMR1917A, MMR1917B, MDJ1917A, MDJ1917B, MWR1917]
Designer:
Memorial details: George Munson Curtis (27 May 1857 - 28 Aug 1915) [INSCRIPTION, MMR1917A, MMR1917B, MDJ1917A, MDJ1917B, MWR1917, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Sophie Phillips Mansfield Curtis, and their daughter, Agnes Mansfield Curtis (Mrs. William Bowen) Church [MMR1917A, MMR1917B, MDJ1917A, MDJ1917B, MWR1917, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Signature 1917 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated 1 Apr 1917 [MMR1917A, MMR1917B, MDJ1917B, MWR1917]
Size: each lancet 96" high x 20" wide and the round top panel adds approximately another 16" to the height [EBAY2020]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God / and in Memory of // George Munson Curtis / 1857 - 1915 [PHOTO, MWR1917]
Category: Disputation in the Temple
History: For sale on Ebay, Jun 2020, for $167500 [EBAY2020]

Item 8.18.1.4

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Curtis Memorial Window:  Good Samaritan
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Curtis Memorial Window
Theme: Good Samaritan [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK 1914 [PHOTO]
signature
Other documentation: [MMR1915, MDJ1915A, MDJ1915B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Augusta Munson Curtis (17 Jul 1833 - 1 Apr 1914) [INSCRIPTION, MMR1915, MDJ1915A, MDJ1915B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her son, George Munson Curtis, and grand-daughter, Ruth Curtis Squire [MMR1915, MDJ1915A, MDJ1915B]
Date: Signature 1914 [SIGNATURE]
Unveiled 16 May 1915 [MMR1915, MDJ1915A]
Size: each lancet 96" high x 20" wide and the round top panel adds approximately another 16" to the height [EBAY2020]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: To the Glory of God / and in Loving Memory of // Augusta Munson Curtis / 1833 - 1914 [PHOTO]
Category: Good Samaritan
History: For sale on Ebay, Jul 2020, for $167500 [EBAY2020]

Item 8.18.1.5

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name:
Theme: Passion Flowers [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: not signed [DT2017]
Other documentation: [ORG]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "BLESSED ARE THE DEAD // WHICH DIE IN THE LORD" [PHOTO]
Category: Floral
Same as item: Possibly 8.18.1.1

References

DG2021: David Giovaninni (Stained Glass Resources), personal communication (17 Jun 2021)
DT2017: Donald Traser, personal communication (7 Aug 2017)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EBAY2020: Ebay listing (26 Aug 2020)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MDJ1915A: The Meriden Daily Journal (14 May 1915, p. 2)
MDJ1915B: The Meriden Daily Journal (30 Aug 1915, p. 2)
MDJ1917A: The Meriden Daily Journal (30 Mar 1917, p. 2)
MDJ1917B: The Meriden Daily Journal (2 Apr 1917, p. 7)
MMR1902A: Meriden Morning Record (23 Dec 1902, p. 1)
MMR1902B: Meriden Morning Record (26 Dec 1902, p. 1)
MMR1915: Meriden Morning Record (14 May 1915, p. 1)
MMR1917A: Meriden Morning Record (30 Mar 1917, p. 1)
MMR1917B: Meriden Morning Record (2 Apr 1917, p. 7)
MRJ2020: Meriden Record-Journal (28 Oct 2020)
MWR1902: Meriden Weekly Republican (25 Dec 1902, p. 7)
MWR1903: Meriden Weekly Republican (1 Jan 1903, p. 7)
MWR1907: Meriden Weekly Republican (23 May 1907, p. 1)
MWR1917: Meriden Weekly Republican (5 Apr 1917, p. 3)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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