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St. Thomas's Episcopal Church, New Haven, Connecticut

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

Site Id: 8.23.7
Rating: Unrated
Address: 80 Elm Street
Location: New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.3076, -72.9234
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1854-1855 [HIST1941]
Architect: Wills and Dudley [HIST1941]
Comment: Congregation vacated building in around 1931 [ORG]
Building now a Webster Bank and has been heavily modified [WEB, STREETVIEW]
Also of interest:

Site Items

8.23.7.1: Mansfield Memorial Window: St. Cecilia (1889) (Removed)
8.23.7.2: Heaton Memorial Window: St. John (1895) (Unknown)

Item 8.23.7.1

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

Status: Removed [WEB]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mansfield Memorial Window
Theme: St. Cecilia [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature: THE TIFFANY GLASS CO / NEW YORK 1889 [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth Hunt Mansfield (1856 - 12 May 1887) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: 1889 [SIGNATURE]
Size: about 100.5'' high x 27.5" wide [WEB]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ELIZABETH HUNT MANSFIELD / 1856 - 1887 [PHOTO]
Category: St. Cecilia
Location: left side of the chancel [HIST1941]
History: Sold for $18000 at Applebrook Auctions & Estate Sales, Milford, CT, 18 Jun 2007, lot 84 [WEB]
After design: ca. 1515 painting, the Ecstasy of St. Cecilia, by Raphael [HIST1941, PHOTO]
Comment: At some point between 2007 and 2012, angel wings were added to the figure of St. Cecilia, and the upper and lower parts of the window were separated [WEB, PHOTO]

Item 8.23.7.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Heaton Memorial Window
Theme: St. John [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHER1895, NHJC1895, CHU1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [NHER1895, NHJC1895, CHU1895]
Memorial details: Edward Heaton (22 Aug 1811 - 30 Dec 1894) [NHER1895, NHJC1895, CHU1895, HIST1941]
Donor: his son, J. Edward Heaton [NHER1895, NHJC1895, CHU1895]
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1895 [NHER1895, NHJC1895, CHU1895]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [NHJC1895]
Inscription: "And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the World" I John IV, 14 // EDWARD HEATON / AUGUST 22, 1811 - DECEMBER 30, 1894 [NHER1895, CHU1895, HIST1941]
Category: St. John
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 81) quotes an extract from a letter by Rev. William A. Beardsley saying that everything is satisfactory [TIFF1897]
Tiffany 1897 (p. 82) quotes the 1895 Churchman article about the window [CHU1895, TIFF1897]

References

CHU1895: The Churchman (27 Jul 1895, p. 96)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HIST1941: History of St. Thomas's Episcopal Church, New Haven, Connecticut, 1848-1941, William A. Beardsley (1941, p. 32, 39, 101, 104)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NHER1895: New Haven Evening Register (17 Jul 1895, p. 1)
NHJC1895: New Haven Journal and Courier (18 Jul 1895, p. 3)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SIGNATURE: Signature on item
STREETVIEW: Google StreetView
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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