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Church of the Good Shepherd, Shelton, Connecticut

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

Site Id: 8.34.1
Rating: Nothing
Address: 186 Coram Avenue
Location: Shelton, Connecticut 06484, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.31124, -73.08955
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1903 [CHU1903]
Architect: La Farge [CHU1903]
Comment: Building destroyed by fire 28 Dec 1957 [BSP1957]
Also of interest:

Site Items

8.34.1.1: Shelton and Wooster Memorial Window: Good Shepherd and Symbols of Four Evangelists (1903) (Destroyed)
8.34.1.2.a: Miller Memorial Window: The Annunciation (1915) (Destroyed)
8.34.1.2.b: Miller Memorial Window: The Nativity (1915) (Destroyed)
8.34.1.2.c: Miller Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1915) (Destroyed)
8.34.1.2.d: Miller Memorial Window: The Ascension (1915) (Destroyed)
8.34.1.2.e: Miller Memorial Window: The Te Deum (1915) (Destroyed)

Item 8.34.1.1

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Shelton and Wooster Memorial Window (Burr Memorial Window)
Theme: Good Shepherd and Symbols of Four Evangelists [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: David Shelton (17 Sep 1799 - 2 Jun 1872), Jane Perry Shelton (18 Mar 1811 - 28 Aug 1884), and their son-in-law Edwin Wooster (d. 20 Apr 1876) and daughter Mary J. Shelton Wooster (8 Feb 1833 - 4 Jun 1864) [CHU1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: 1903 [CHU1903]
Size:
Lancets: 4 [CHU1903]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd; Evangelists
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Burr Memorial Window for reasons which are not clear [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

Item 8.34.1.2.a

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: The Annunciation [CHU1915]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: legacy of Colonel Watson J. Miller [CHU1915]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1915 [CHU1915]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

Item 8.34.1.2.b

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: The Nativity [CHU1915]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: legacy of Colonel Watson J. Miller [CHU1915]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1915 [CHU1915]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Nativity
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

Item 8.34.1.2.c

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [CHU1915]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: legacy of Colonel Watson J. Miller [CHU1915]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1915 [CHU1915]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Resurrection
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

Item 8.34.1.2.d

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: The Ascension [CHU1915]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: legacy of Colonel Watson J. Miller [CHU1915]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1915 [CHU1915]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ascension
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

Item 8.34.1.2.e

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

Status: Destroyed [BP1971]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Miller Memorial Window
Theme: The Te Deum [CHU1915]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1915]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: legacy of Colonel Watson J. Miller [CHU1915]
Date: Installed ca. Feb 1915 [CHU1915]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Te Deum
Comment: Destroyed in 1957 fire [BP1971, DEDUCED]

References

BP1971: The Bridgeport Post (2 Oct 1971, Norwalk edition, p. 3)
BSP1957: Bridgeport Sunday Post (29 Dec 1957, p. 1)
CHU1903: The Churchman (22 Aug 1903, p. 235-236)
CHU1915: The Churchman (6 Mar 1915, p. 312)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
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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