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Baptist Church of Danbury, Danbury, Connecticut

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Site Id: 8.8.6
Rating: 1 star
Address: 14 Granville Avenue
Location: Danbury, Connecticut 06810, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.39969, -73.45073
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Comment: The church also has some ornamental sections of glass which are quite possibly by Tiffany [ORG, DEDUCED]
Also of interest:

Site Items

8.8.6.1: Fairchild Memorial Window: Boy Christ in the Temple (1893) (Extant) item has a photo
8.8.6.2: Hubbard Memorial Window: Lord is my Shepherd (Extant) item has a photo
8.8.6.3: Hubbard Memorial Window: Hope (Extant) item has a photo

Item 8.8.6.1

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Fairchild Memorial Window:  Boy Christ in the Temple
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fairchild Memorial Window
Theme: Boy Christ in the Temple [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 43
Duncan 1980: Page 208
Tiffany 1897: Page 27
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: (partly the) Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor [HDC1893, ACCNT1893, DNT1955]
Date: In place when original building dedicated 16 Apr 1893 [HDC1893]
Size: 68.5" high x 92" wide [SULKA2019]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: None [PHOTO]
Category: Disputation in the Temple
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
History: Originally in previous building (SITE:8.8.2) for congregation [SULKA2019, ORG]
Moved here in 1955 [SULKA2019, ORG]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 and Tiffany 1910 calls this the Fairchild Memorial Window, so possibly Edward S. Fairchild, who was on the building committee for the church, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: The Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor raised $500 for the window [ACCNT1893]
The lower border was removed when the window was installed in the current building [SULKA2019]
Same as item: 8.8.2.3

Item 8.8.6.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hubbard Memorial Window (Armstrong Memorial Window)
Theme: Lord is my Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 43
Duncan 1980: Page 208
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO, SULKA2019]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Rev. Andrew Coombs Hubbard (23 Jan 1839 - 19 Apr 1907) [INSCRIPTION, DNT1955, WEB]
Donor: King's Daughters [INSCRIPTION]
Date:
Size: 85" high x 51.5" wide [SULKA2019]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: On window: He shall feed His flock like a Shepherd [PHOTO]
On brass plaque: Erected by The King's Daughters / In Memory of / Andrew C. Hubbard / Pastor of this Church / 1868 to 1903 / For I know whom I have believed, and am / persuaded that He is able to keep that which / I have committed unto Him against that day. [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
History: Originally in previous building (SITE:8.8.2) for congregation [SULKA2019, ORG]
Moved here in 1955 [SULKA2019, ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Armstrong Memorial Window, so likely someone by that name, associated with the donor, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 8.8.2.5

Item 8.8.6.3

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hubbard Memorial Window
Theme: Hope [DNT1955]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [PHOTO, SULKA2019]
signature
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Abbie Maria Mulliken Hubbard (1837-1921) [INSCRIPTION, DNT1955, WEB]
Donor: her daughter, Martha Clement Hubbard Skinner [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Date:
Size: 85" high x 51.5" wide [SULKA2019]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: On window: "Rejoice in hope of the glory of God" [PHOTO]
On brass plaque: In Memoriam / Abbie M. Hubbard / 1837 - 1921 / Wife of / Andrew C. Hubbard / Erected by / Martha Hubbard Skinner [PHOTO]
Category: Hope
Location: chancel [PHOTO]
History: Originally in previous building (SITE:8.8.2) for congregation [SULKA2019, ORG]
Moved here in 1955 [SULKA2019, ORG]
Same as item: 8.8.2.6

References

ACCNT1893: Church account book (courtesy of the Baptist Church of Danbury) (ca. 1893)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DNT1955: Danbury News-Times (13 May 1955)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
HDC1893: Hartford Daily Courant (17 Apr 1893, p. 6)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SULKA2019: Appraisal of the Tiffany windows (courtesy of the Baptist Church of Danbury), Arlie Sulka (Lillian Nassau LLC) (24 Jun 2019)
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1896: Memorial Windows, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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