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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 (1907) (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: [LC1907]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [LC1907]
Memorial details: Franklin Luther Curtiss (b. 19 Jan 1835) and his wife Mary Louise Hine Curtiss [INSCRIPTION, LC1907, ORG, GENE1903]
Donor: their daughter, Edith Curtiss (Mrs. John Robinson) Poore [LC1907, GENE1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Dec 1907 [LC1907]
Size: each lancet is 62" high by 17" wide [ORG]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO, LC1907]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Franklin Luther Curtiss // and his wife / Mary Louise Hine [PHOTO, LC1907]
Category: St. Matthew
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Poore Memorial Window because Mrs. Poore was the donor [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
LC1907: The Living Church (14 Dec 1907, p. 231)
ORG: Organization
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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