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Pequot Library, Southport, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.37.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 720 Pequot Avenue
Location: Southport, Connecticut 06890, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.13358, -73.28954
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1887-1893 [HABS1979]
Architect: Robert H. Robertson [HABS1979]
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Site Items

8.37.1.1: Taintor Memorial Window: William Caxton and Aldus Manutius (1898) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.37.1.1

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Taintor Memorial Window:  William Caxton and Aldus Manutius Taintor Memorial Window:  William Caxton and Aldus Manutius Taintor Memorial Window:  William Caxton and Aldus Manutius
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Taintor Memorial Window (Holman Memorial Window)
Theme: William Caxton and Aldus Manutius [CHRON1898, CONG1898]
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1898 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [CHRON1898, CONG1898, LJ1898]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [CHRON1898, CONG1898]
Memorial details: Eliza Hull Wakeman Taintor (9 Jan 1835 - 14 Nov 1889) [INSCRIPTION, CHRON1898, CONG1898, LJ1898, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her mother, Mary Catherine Hull (Mrs. William Webb) Wakeman [INSCRIPTION, CHRON1898, LJ1898]
Date: Copyright 1898 [SIGNATURE]
Installed ca. Jul 1898 [CHRON1898]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / ELIZA HVLL WAKEMAN TAINTOR. // THIS BOOK ROOM WAS ENLARGED AND FVRNISHED / BY MARY CATHERINE HVLL WAKEMAN. A.D. 1898 [PHOTO, LJ1898]
Category: Historic Figure; Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Holman Memorial Window because Rev. William H. Holman organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, CHRON1898, DEDUCED]

References

CHRON1898: The Southport Chronicle (28 Jul 1898, p. 1)
CONG1898: Congregationalist (1 Dec 1898, p. 787)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HABS1979: Historic American Buildings Survey, Jan E. Cigliano (1979)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LJ1898: The Library Journal (Sep 1898, Vol. 23, No. 9, p. 544)
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)

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