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St. Peter's Masonic Lodge, New Milford, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.25.1
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): All Saints' Episcopal Church
Address: 11 Aspetuck Avenue
Location: New Milford, Connecticut 06776, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.58187, -73.41302
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: 1884 [INV1940]
Architect:
Comment: The Masons purchased the building in 1962 [BP1962]
Also of interest: 1904 "Courage, Ernestness and Truth" window made by Gorham and designed by Edward Peck Sperry [CHU1904]

Site Items

8.25.1.1: Black Memorial Window: Old and New Dispensations (1890) (Removed)
8.25.1.2: Wells Memorial Window: The Three Marys at the Tomb (Extant) item has a photo
8.25.1.3: ornamental window (1894) (Extant) item has a photo
8.25.1.4: Taylor Memorial Window: ornamental window (1896) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.25.1.1

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

Status: Removed [DT2017]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Black Memorial Window
Theme: Old and New Dispensations [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation: [NHMJC1890A, NHMJC1890B]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [NHMJC1890B, CHU1904]
Memorial details: William Dimon Black (1 Feb 1836 - 5 May 1889) [INSCRIPTION, NHMJC1890B, CHU1890, JOUR1890, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Sarah Sanford Black [NHMJC1890A, CHU1890, JOUR1890]
Date: Installed ca. May 1890 [NHMJC1890A, NHMJC1890B, CHU1890]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: The Coming // Of The Lord // Draweth Nigh // Blessed are the dead / who die in the Lord // To the Glory of God and / 1836 in Memory of 1889 / William Dimon Black // They rest from their labors / and their works do follow them [PHOTO]
Category: Dispensation; Moses

Item 8.25.1.2

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Wells Memorial Window:  The Three Marys at the Tomb
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wells Memorial Window (Sanford Memorial Window)
Theme: The Three Marys at the Tomb [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature: Tiffany Glass & Decorating Co [DT2017]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Edward Peck Sperry [CHU1904, DEDUCED]
Memorial details: Charles Spencer Wells (8 Jun 1868 - 14 May 1895) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1896 [JOUR1896, DEDUCED]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: He / is not / here // but / is risen // *** // Charles Spencer Wells // June 1868 - May 1895 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Sanford Memorial Window, and Wells was engaged to a Sanford, so possibly the Sanford family were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 8.25.1.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation: [JOUR1895]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Pansy Garten (of Ingleside School) [INSCRIPTION, JOUR1895]
Date: 1894 [INSCRIPTION]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME // GIFT OF THE / PANSY GARTEN / 1894 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

Item 8.25.1.4

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Taylor Memorial Window:  ornamental window
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Taylor Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 46
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Page 29
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Helen Mary Taylor (1878-1895) [INSCRIPTION, LOG1896]
Donor: Pansy Garten (of Ingleside School) [INSCRIPTION, JOUR1896, LOG1896]
Date: Presented 7 Jun 1896 [LOG1896]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Rejoice for joy with / her all ye that mourn for / her Isaiah 66:10 // In loving remembrance of / Helen Mary Taylor / 1878 - 1895 / Place by the Pansy Garten 1896 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental

References

BP1962: The Bridgeport Post (6 Dec 1962, p. 42)
CHU1890: The Churchman (17 May 1890, p. 635)
CHU1904: The Churchman (25 Jun 1904, p. 823)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2017: Donald Traser, personal communication (25 Jul 2017)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
INV1940: Inventory of the Church Archives of Connecticut, Protestant Episcopal (1940, p. 90)
JOUR1890: Journal of the Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Connecticut (1890, p. 99)
JOUR1895: Journal of the Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Connecticut (1895, p. 193)
JOUR1896: Journal of the Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Connecticut (1896, p. 227)
LOG1896: Ingleside Log (1896, p. 135)
NHMJC1890A: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (25 Apr 1890, p. 4)
NHMJC1890B: New Haven Morning Journal and Courier (5 May 1890, p. 4)
PHOTO: Photo of 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)

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