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Trinity Church, Waterbury, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.39.2
Rating: Unrated
Address: 25 Prospect Street
Location: Waterbury, Connecticut 06702, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.55751, -73.04148
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1883-1884 [HIST1907]
Architect: Henry M. Congden [HIST1907]
Comment: The congregation vacated the site in 1998 [MS2013]
Also of interest:

Site Items

8.39.2.1: Lamb Memorial Window: Annunciation (Unknown)
8.39.2.2: Shepardson Memorial Window: Angels of Adoration (Unknown)

Item 8.39.2.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lamb Memorial Window (Perry Memorial Window)
Theme: Annunciation [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles E. Lamb, Caroline P. Lamb and their son, Richard Lamb [HIST1918]
Donor: William Lamb and Mary Lamb Perry [MS2013]
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [HIST1918]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Perry Memorial Window because Mary Perry was one of the donors and likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: This window is not mentioned in the 1907 history but is in Tiffany 1910 so likely dates to between 1907 and 1910 [HIST1907, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 8.39.2.2

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Shepardson Memorial Window (Young Memorial Window)
Theme: Angels of Adoration [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 47
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Lucy Sabrina Young Shepardson [HIST1907]
Donor: her family, the Youngs [MS2013]
Date:
Size:
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / LUCY SABRINA SHEPARDSON / And with the morn those angel faces smile / Which we have loved long since and lost awhile. [HIST1907]
Category: Adoring Angels
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Young Memorial Window because the Youngs were the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
HIST1907: A Narrative and Documentary History of St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church of Waterbury, Connecticut, Frederick John Kingsbury (1907, p. 165-167)
HIST1918: History of Waterbury and the Naugatuck Valley Connecticut, William J. Pape (1918, Vol. I, p. 113)
MS2013: Margaret B. Smith (archivist, Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut), personal communication (27 Feb 2013)
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)

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