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Second Congregational Church, Winsted, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.44.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: 800 Main Street
Location: Winsted, Connecticut 06098, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.92725, -73.07654
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once under South Congregational Church and once under Second Congregational Church [TIFF1910]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1899 [HWT1899]
Architect: Arthur Bates Jennings [ORG]
Also of interest: 1899 windows by Benjamin Sellers, Walter Janes and Jolian B. Smith [HWT1899]

Site Items

8.44.1.1: Boyd Memorial Window: Falls (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
8.44.1.2: Gay Memorial Window: Lord is my Shepherd (1909) (Extant) item has a photo
8.44.1.3: Holmes Memorial Tablet: mosaic plaque (1905) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.44.1.1

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Boyd Memorial Window:  Falls
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Boyd Memorial Window
Theme: Falls [ORG]
Description: landscape [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: COPYRIGHT 1898 / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [HC1899, HWT1899]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Boyd (17 Mar 1799 - 1 Dec 1881) and his wife, Emily Webster Beers Boyd (Mar 1805 - 25 Nov 1842) [INSCRIPTION, HC1899, HWT1899, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Ella Boyd [HC1899, HWT1899]
Date: Copyright 1898 [SIGNATURE]
Dedicated with building on 5 Sep 1899 [HC1899, HWT1899]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: JOHN BOYD 1799-1881 // EMILY W BOYD 1805-1842 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape

Item 8.44.1.2

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Gay Memorial Window:  Lord is my Shepherd
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gay Memorial Window
Theme: Lord is my Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 48
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [HC1909]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Gay (5 Apr 1834 - 17 May 1908) [INSCRIPTION, HC1909, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Charlotte E. Guy [HC1909]
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1909 [HC1909]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING / MEMORY OF // HENRY GAY / 1834 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd

Item 8.44.1.3

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Holmes Memorial Tablet:  mosaic plaque
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Holmes Memorial Tablet
Description: mosaic plaque [DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Page 210
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [HC1905]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Beecher Holmes (1846-1900) [INSCRIPTION, HC1905]
Donor: his daughter, Ruth Clarke Holmes Munsill (later Reidy) [HC1905, ORG, NYT1922]
and also his son-in-law and Ruth's first husband, Gail Borden Munsill [HC1905]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 23 Apr 1905 [HC1905]
Size: about 6' high x 3' wide [HC1905]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / CHARLES BEECHER HOLMES / 1846 - 1900 / DEACON OF THIS CHURCH / FOR OVER NINETEEN YEARS / BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO / DEATH AND I WILL GIVE / THEE A CROWN OF LIFE [PHOTO]

References

DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HC1899: Hartford Courant (5 Sep 1899, p. 10)
HC1905: Hartford Courant (25 Apr 1905, p. 4)
HC1909: Hartford Courant (28 Jul 1909, p. 2)
HWT1899: The Hartford Weekly Times (7 Sep 1899, p. 7)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYT1922: New York Times (20 Sep 1922, p. 14)
ORG: Organization
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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