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Grace Episcopal Church, Plainfield, New Jersey

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: 30.43.2
Rating: 0 stars
Address: 600 Cleveland Avenue
Location: Plainfield, New Jersey 07060, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.61595, -74.41702
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1891-1892 [NRHP2002]
Architect: Robert W. Gibson [NRHP2002]
Also of interest: 1909 "All Saints" window by Gorham [CHU1909]
1940 Hawes Memorial Window, "Virgin Mary", by Payne-Spiers [PCN1940]
1956 Mellick Memorial Windows, "Amos" and "Ezekiel", by Connick Associates [PCN1956]
1958 Scott Memorial Windows, "Madonna and Child" and "Boy Jesus in the Temple", by Connick Associates [PCN1958A]
1958 Pond Memorial Windows, "Christ the Light of the World" and "Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane", by Connick Associates [PCN1958A]
1958 Ackerman Memorial Windows, "Crucifixion" and "Resurrection", by Connick Associates [PCN1958A]
1958 Van Boskerck Memorial Windows, "St. Augustine" and "Matthew Parker", by Connick Associates [PCN1958B]
1961 windows, "St. Paul" and "St. Joseph of Arimathea", by Connick Associates [PCN1961]

Site Items

30.43.2.1: Tweedy and Tiffany Memorial Window: Angels of Praise (1906) (Removed)
30.43.2.2: Stover Memorial Window: ornamental window (1906) (Extant)
30.43.2.3: Brooks and Ames Memorial Window: Shadow of Darkness (1908) (Removed)

Item 30.43.2.1

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

Status: Removed [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Tweedy and Tiffany Memorial Window
Theme: Angels of Praise [PCN1906]
Resurrection [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PCN1906]
Designer:
Memorial details: Originally: Oliver Burr Tweedy (10 Aug 1806 - 6 Mar 1899), Maria Lord Tweedy (8 Sep 1813 - 4 Nov 1883), and their children, Maria Louisa Tweedy Tiffany (10 Nov 1832 - 8 Nov 1858), Charles Tweedy (8 May 1839 - 3 Nov 1886), Oliver Lord Tweedy (4 Mar 1844 - 15 Nov 1884) [INSCRIPTION, PCN1906, FINDAGRAVE, TIFF1901]
Later added, the donors: Elizabeth Tweedy Tiffany (b. 8 Jun 1835), Isabel Tweedy (b. 22 Feb 1842), Mary Eleanor Tweedy (7 Oct 1846 - 21 Feb 1923), Florence Tweedy (b. 28 Nov 1851) [INSCRIPTION, TIFF1901]
Donor: the remaining Tweedy children: Elizabeth Tweedy Tiffany, Isabel Tweedy, Mary Eleanor Tweedy, Florence Tweedy [PCN1906, FINDAGRAVE, TIFF1901]
Date: Dedicated 30 Sep 1906 [PCN1906]
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO, PCN1906]
Inscription: Charles Tweedy / Elizabeth Tiffany // Mary Eleanor Tweedy / Florence Tweedy / Isabel Tweedy // Oliver Burr Tweedy / Maria Lord Tweedy / and their children // Maria Louisa Tiffany / Oliver Lord Tweedy [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Praise
History: Window removed 2021 [RS2022, DEDUCED]
Currently located in the Gelman Stained Glass Museum, San Juan, TX (SITE:38.15.1) [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls this the Tweedy Memorial Window (without a theme) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Same as item: 38.15.1.23

Item 30.43.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO, RS2022]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stover Memorial Window
Description: ornamental window [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 87
Duncan 1980: Page 218
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [PCN1906]
Designer:
Memorial details: Caroline F. Howard Stover (d. 19 Jul 1905), for 17 years treasurer of the guild [PCN1906, PCN1905]
Donor: members of Grace Church guild [PCN1906]
Date: Dedicated 30 Sep 1906 [PCN1906]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 just calls it an ornamental window (without a name) [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 30.43.2.3

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

Status: Removed [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Brooks and Ames Memorial Window
Theme: Shadow of Darkness [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Designer:
Memorial details: Charles Edward Brooks (6 Nov 1850 - 3 Aug 1906), Charles Ames Brooks (13 Apr 1883 - 22 Dec 1931), Charles Ira Ames (10 Feb 1827 - 9 Jan 1894) and Phebe Emily Bailey Ames (6 Oct 1832 - 21 Mar 1905) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated Jun 1908 [NRHP2002]
Lancets: 4 [PHOTO]
Inscription: SURELY GOODNESS / AND MERCY / SHALL // FOLLOW ME / ALL THE DAYS OF / MY LIFE // To the Glory of God and // In Loving Memory of // Charles Edward Brooks / Charles Ames Brooks / Charles Ira Ames / Phebe Bailey Ames [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Goodness; Angel of Mercy
History: Window removed 2021 [RS2022, DEDUCED]
Currently located in the Gelman Stained Glass Museum, San Juan, TX (SITE:38.15.1) [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 38.15.1.24

References

CHU1909: The Churchman (25 Dec 1909, p. 989)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NRHP2002: National Register of Historic Places, Geoffrey Dunham (2002)
ORG: Organization
PCN1905: Plainfield Courier-News (20 Jul 1905, p. 8)
PCN1906: Plainfield Courier-News (1 Oct 1906, p. 1)
PCN1940: Plainfield Courier-News (21 Sep 1940, p. 7)
PCN1956: Plainfield Courier-News (13 Oct 1956, p. 3)
PCN1958A: Plainfield Courier-News (24 May 1958, p. 5)
PCN1958B: Plainfield Courier-News (13 Sep 1958, p. 5)
PCN1961: Plainfield Courier-News (30 Dec 1961, p. 7)
PHOTO: Photo of item
RS2022: Rich DeStefano (Church Services Group, Freeland, PA), private communication (6 and 9 May 2022)
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)
TIFF1901: The Tiffanys of America, History and Genealogy, Nelson Otis Tiffany (1901, p. 15)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)

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