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Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, New York City, New York

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 1.1.1
Rating: 1 star
Address: Fifth Avenue at 10th Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10011, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.73371, -73.99568
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1840-1841 [ORG]; 1885-1889 [ORG]
Architect: Richard Upjohn [ORG]; McKim, Mead & White [ORG]
Also of interest: 1895 Tailer Memorial Window, "Christ Leaving the Temple", by Maitland Armstrong [NYP1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895, CHU1895A]
1903 Reynolds Memorial Window, "Christ's Admonition to Thomas", by Joseph Lauber [NYT1903, NYTR1903, NYP1903, NYS1903]
Windows by La Farge, Crowninshield, and Willet [ORG]

Site Items

1.1.1.1: Rhinelander Memorial Window: The Resurrection (1895) (Extant) item has a photo
1.1.1.2: Neilson Memorial Window: The Annunciation (1886) (Extant)

Item 1.1.1.1

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Rhinelander Memorial Window:  The Resurrection
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Rhinelander Memorial Window
Theme: The Resurrection [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
The Women at the Sepulchre [WAPO1895, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 5
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 5
Signature: not signed [DT2013]
Other documentation: [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, WAPO1895, ARCH1896]
Memorial details: Julia Rhinelander (d. 11 Oct 1890) [INSCRIPTION, NYT1895, NYT1890, NYS1895, CHU1895B, CHU1895C, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Donor: her nephew, William Rhinelander Stewart [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Date: Installed ca. Aug 1895 [NYT1895, NYS1895, CHU1895B, NYO1895, WAPO1895]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING // MEMORY OF // JULIA RHINELANDER // DIED OCTOBER 11 1890 [PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection without Christ
Location: north aisle [PHOTO]

Item 1.1.1.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Neilson Memorial Window
Theme: The Annunciation [CHU1886, DMA1999, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [CHU1886, INDEP1889]
Designer: David Maitland Armstrong [CHU1886, ARCH1887, INDEP1889, DMA1999, ORG]
Memorial details: John Neilson (1799-1851) and his wife, Margareta Neilson (1807-1877) [DMA1999, ORG]
Donor: their daughter, Margaretta Neilson [DMA1999]
Date: Installed ca. Nov 1886 [CHU1886]
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Annunciation
Location: south aisle [PHOTO]
Comment: This is really a Maitland Armstrong window but the Tiffany Glass Company executed it, and the site is listed in Tiffany 1893, although the window is not listed in Tiffany 1897 or Tiffany 1910 [DMA1999, CHU1886, INDEP1889, TIFF1893, TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

ARCH1887: Catalogue of the Third Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1887, p. 27)
ARCH1896: Catalogue of the Eleventh Annual Exhibition of the Architectural League of New York (1896, p. 30)
CHU1886: The Churchman (20 Nov 1886, p. 642)
CHU1895A: The Churchman (13 Apr 1895, p. 529)
CHU1895B: The Churchman (24 Aug 1895, p. 219)
CHU1895C: The Churchman (21 Sep 1895, p. 320-321)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DMA1999: D. Maitland Armstrong: American Stained Glass Master, Robert O. Jones (1999, p. 88-93 and plate C13)
DT2013: Donald Traser, personal communication (24 Aug 2013)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INDEP1889: The Independent (17 Oct 1889, p. 7)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1895: New York Herald (24 Feb 1895, p. 4)
NYO1895: The New York Observer (29 Aug 1895, p. 272)
NYP1895: New York Press (24 Feb 1895, p. 3)
NYP1903: New York Press (28 Nov 1903, p. 5)
NYS1895: New York Sun (17 Aug 1895, p. 2)
NYS1903: New York Sun (5 Dec 1903, p. 6)
NYT1890: New York Times (12 Oct 1890)
NYT1895: New York Times (17 Aug 1895, p. 9)
NYT1903: New York Times (30 Nov 1903, p. 5)
NYTR1895: New York Daily Tribune (24 Feb 1895, p. 13)
NYTR1903: New York Daily Tribune (30 Nov 1903, p. 9)
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)
WAPO1895: Washington Post (1 Sep 1895, p. 17)

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