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Yale University, Battell Chapel, New Haven, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.23.8
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 400 College Street
Location: New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.30939, -72.92751
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1874-1876 [WIKI]
Architect: Russell Sturgis, Jr. [WIKI]
Also of interest: 1894 Thacher Memorial Window by Maitland Armstrong [CRIT1894]

Site Items

8.23.8.1: Williams Memorial Window: Chinese funeral memorial (1885) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.23.8.1

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Williams Memorial Window:  Chinese funeral memorial
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Williams Memorial Window
Description: Chinese funeral memorial [NHER1885]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHER1885, NHJC1885]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Professor Samuel Wells Williams (22 Sep 1812 - 16 Feb 1884) [INSCRIPTION, NHER1885, NHJC1885, MAG1885, YALE1963, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his son, Frederick Wells Williams [NHJC1885, WEB]
Date: Installed 4 Mar 1885 [NHER1885]
Size:
Inscription: 敏则有功公则说 (from Analects of Confucius: With hard working you can accomplish, and with justice, there is fairness) // IN MEMORY OF / SAMUEL WELLS WILLIAMS L.L.D. / MDCCCXII - MDCCCLXXXIV / MISSIONARY, SCHOLAR, DIPLOMATIST / PROFESSOR OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE / IN YALE COLLEGE [PHOTO, NHER1885, NHJC1885, MAG1885, YALE1963, WZ2015]
Category: Ornamental
Location: north upper tier [YALE1963]

References

CRIT1894: The Critic (23 Jun 1894, p. 430)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
MAG1885: Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine (Jul 1885, Vol. XVIII, No. 1)
NHER1885: New Haven Evening Register (5 Mar 1885, p. 1)
NHJC1885: New Haven Journal and Courier (6 Mar 1885, p. 4)
PHOTO: Photo of 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
WIKI: Wikipedia
WZ2015: Dr. Wei Zhang, University of Cambridge, personal correspondence (10 Jun 2015)
YALE1963: Yale Memorials (1963, p. 22)

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