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First Presbyterian Church, Elmira, 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: 3.31.4
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1054 West Clinton Street
Location: Elmira, New York 14905, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.08661, -76.83642
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Also of interest:

Site Items Gillett Memorial Window: The Ascension (1897) (Extant) item has a photo


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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Gillett Memorial Window
Theme: The Ascension [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 22
Duncan 1980: Page 204
Tiffany 1897: Page 16
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1896 shows a rough design for the window (site not specified) [TIFF1896]
Other documentation: [ET1897A, ET1897B]
Designer: Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Solomon L. Gillett [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ET1897B]
or Gillet [ET1897A, ORG]
Donor: his second wife, Kate M. Mandeville Gillet(t) [TIFF1897, ET1897A, ORG]
Date: Installed May 1897 [ET1897A]
Unveiled 13 Jun 1897 (along with re-decorated church) [ET1897B]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: none [PHOTO]
Category: Ascension
Location: chapel transept [ORG]
History: Originally in previous site for congregation (SITE:3.31.2), moved here in around 1967 [ORG]
Restoration: Restored 2019 by Associated Crafts Willet Hauser [ORG, ACWH2020]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: There is a rough design for the window shown in Tiffany 1896 [TIFF1896]
There is an extract from a letter from Mrs. Gillett about the window in Tiffany 1897, p. 88 [TIFF1897]
Comment: The outer two panes, and the top, of the window were removed when it was installed in the current building [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Same as item:


ACWH2020: Associated Crafts Willet Hauser Facebook page (3 Jan 2020)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ET1897A: Elmira Telegram (16 May 1897, p. 7)
ET1897B: Elmira Telegram (13 Jun 1897, p. 8)
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)
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)

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