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St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church, Ithaca, 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: 3.59.2
Rating: 1 star
Other name(s): First Congregational Church
Address: 120 W. Seneca Street
Location: Ithaca, New York 14850, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.44058, -76.50048
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Listed
Tiffany 1886: Listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1884 [IDD1884]
Architect:
Comment: First Congregational vacated the site in around 1959 [ORG]
Also of interest: 1900 King's Daughters window by Walter Janes [IDJ1900, SUNNY1903]
1903 Quigg Memorial Window, "Parable of the Talent", designed by Frances White and made by Walter Janes [IDJ1903A, IDJ1903B, SUNNY1903]

Site Items

3.59.2.1: Treman Memorial Window: Figure of Christ (1898) (Extant)
3.59.2.2: Wilcox Memorial Window: Cross and Angels (Extant)
3.59.2.3: Lyon Memorial Tablet: mosaic tablet with a cross and four symbolic figures of the man, the eagle, the ox and the winged lion (1904) (Unknown)

Item 3.59.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Treman Memorial Window (Bush Memorial Window)
Theme: Figure of Christ [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 26
Duncan 1980: Page 205
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [IDJ1898, CONG1898, SUNNY1903]
Designer:
Memorial details: Leonard Treman (18 Jun 1819 - 25 May 1888) and Almira Treman (25 May 1823 - 19 May 1897) [IDJ1897, IDJ1898, CONG1898, SUNNY1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: bequest in will of Mrs. Treman [IDJ1897]
their daughter, Catherine Corley Treman Bush [SUNNY1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Unveiled 1 Jan 1898 [IDJ1898, CONG1898]
Size: around 7' high x 6' wide [IDJ1898, CONG1898]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ
Restoration: Restored by Brennan Stained Glass Studio [BREN2015]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Bush Memorial Window because Catherine Bush was likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 3.59.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Wilcox Memorial Window
Theme: Cross and Angels [SUNNY1903, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [SUNNY1903]
Designer:
Memorial details: Captain Timothy Dwight Wilcox (1 Feb 1803 - 20 Apr 1884) and his three children, Samuel Halliday Wilcox (25 Jan 1835 - 9 Oct 1883), Helen M. Wilcox Finch (14 Jan 1845 - 1 Aug 1882), and ??? [SUNNY1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: wife / mother, Margaret Ann Halliday Wilcox [SUNNY1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Date:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: They shall be mine, saith the Lord of Hosts, in the day when I come to make up my jewels [SUNNY1903]
Category: Angel; Ornamental
Restoration: Restored by Brennan Stained Glass Studio [BREN2015]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: The window is not mentioned in Tiffany 1897 or Tiffany 1910 but the church is mentioned in Tiffany 1886 and Tiffany 1893 and likely that refers to this window, in which case it dates to between 1884 and 1886 [TIFF1886, TIFF1893, TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DEDUCED]

Item 3.59.2.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lyon Memorial Tablet
Description: mosaic tablet with a cross and four symbolic figures of the man, the eagle, the ox and the winged lion [IDJ1903C, IDJ1904]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [IDJ1903C, IDJ1904]
Designer:
Memorial details: Judge Marcus Lyon (23 Sep 1827 - 19 Sep 1899) and Susan Mann Schuyler Lyon (1834 - 17 Sep 1896) [IDJ1903C, IDJ1904, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their daughter, Lucy Lyon (Mrs. Walter C.) Kerr [IDJ1903C, IDJ1904, LAND1894]
Date: Installed Feb 1904 [IDJ1904]
Size: 6' high [IDJ1903C, IDJ1904]
Inscription:

References

BREN2015: Brennan Stained Glass Studio website (10 Jan 2015)
CONG1898: The Congregationalist (6 Jan 1898, p. 27)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
IDD1884: Ithaca Daily Democrat (13 Jun 1884, p. 3)
IDJ1897: Ithaca Daily Journal (26 May 1897, p. 6)
IDJ1898: Ithaca Daily Journal (3 Jan 1898, p. 3)
IDJ1900: Ithaca Daily Journal (18 Apr 1900, p. 6)
IDJ1903A: Ithaca Daily Journal (30 Jul 1903, p. 3)
IDJ1903B: Ithaca Daily Journal (21 Sep 1903, p. 7)
IDJ1903C: Ithaca Daily Journal (28 Oct 1903, p. 3)
IDJ1904: Ithaca Daily Journal (8 Feb 1904, p. 7)
LAND1894: Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York, John H. Selkreg (ed.) (1894, p. 86)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
SUNNY1903: Sunny Memories of Three Pastorates, William Elliot Griffis (1903, p. 190-202)
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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