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St. John's Episcopal Church, Waterbury, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.39.3
Rating: 1 star
Address: 16 Church Street
Location: Waterbury, Connecticut 06702, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.55679, -73.04401
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1870 [HIST1907]
Architect: Henry Dudley [ORG]
Comment: There are two more windows in the church which the congregation thinks are by Tiffany [ORG]
Also of interest: 1908 bronze Rowland Memorial tablet by Tiffany [CHU1908]

Site Items

8.39.3.1: Kingsbury Memorial Window (Unknown)
8.39.3.2: Merriman Memorial Window: St. Simeon (Extant) item has a photo
8.39.3.3: Curtiss Memorial Window: Call of Matthew (Extant) item has a photo
8.39.3.4: Driggs Memorial Window: Te Deum (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.39.3.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Kingsbury Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:

Item 8.39.3.2

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Merriman Memorial Window:  St. Simeon
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Merriman Memorial Window
Theme: St. Simeon [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Presentation of the Christ Child in the Temple [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios, New York [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Buckingham Merriman (9 Oct 1809 - 5 Mar 1889) [INSCRIPTION, HIST1907, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date:
Size: each lancet is 62" high by 17" wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: "Now lettest thou Thy servant depart in peace according to Thy word." // In memory of Charles Buckingham Merriman 1809-1899 [PHOTO, HIST1907]
Category: Presentation in the Temple

Item 8.39.3.3

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Curtiss Memorial Window:  Call of Matthew
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Curtiss Memorial Window (Poore Memorial Window)
Theme: Call of Matthew [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Christ Preaching to the Apostle [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios N.Y. [ORG]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Franklin Luther Curtiss (b. 19 Jan 1835) and his wife Mary Louise Hine Curtiss [INSCRIPTION, ORG, GENE1903]
Donor:
Date:
Size: each lancet is 62" high by 17" wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Franklin Luther Curtiss // and his wife / Mary Louise Hine [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: St. Matthew
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Poore Memorial Window, so likely Edith Curtiss Poore, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtiss, was at least one of the donors and 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 8.39.3.4

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Driggs Memorial Window:  Te Deum
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Driggs Memorial Window
Theme: Te Deum [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Heavenly Choir Praising God [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 209
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Theodore Ives Driggs (25 Oct 1829 - 28 Jun 1893) [HIST1907]
Donor:
Date:
Size: each lancet is 62" high by 17" wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of Theodore Ives Driggs. October 25, 1829 - June 28, 1893. "We praise thee O God, we acknowledge thee to be the Lord." [HIST1907]
Category: Te Deum

References

CHU1908: The Churchman (14 Nov 1908, p. 687)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
GENE1903: A Genealogy of the Curtiss Family, Frederic Haines Curtiss (1903, p. 187-188)
HIST1907: A Narrative and Documentary History of St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church of Waterbury, Connecticut, Frederick John Kingsbury (1907, p. 55-56, 106)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organisation
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)

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