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Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank, Scranton, Pennsylvania

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: 33.57.11
Rating: Nothing
Address: 419 Spruce Street
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.40851, -75.6642
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1901 [SR1901]
Architect: Robert W. Gibson [SR1901]
Comment: Building converted to Strand Theatre in 1916 [SR1916]
Building demolished in 1978 [STRIB1978]
Also of interest:

Site Items

33.57.11.1.a: Ship of Columbus (1909) (Removed)
33.57.11.1.b: Wheel of Progress (1909) (Removed)
33.57.11.1.c: Lamp of Wisdom (1909) (Removed)
33.57.11.1.d: Seal of Justice (1909) (Removed)

Item 33.57.11.1.a

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

Status: Removed [MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Ship of Columbus [ST1909C]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a Tiffany Studios watercolor drawing with a proposed design (but this specific design not used in any of the four panels) [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation: [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909, PG1909]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1909 [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 33.57.11.1.b

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

Status: Removed [MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Wheel of Progress [ST1909C]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a Tiffany Studios watercolor drawing with a proposed design (but this specific design not used in any of the four panels) [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation: [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909, PG1909]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1909 [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Purchased by Allen Michaan and installed in Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, CA (SITE:6.10.1) [PHOTO, MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Same as item: 6.10.1.2

Item 33.57.11.1.c

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

Status: Removed [MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Lamp of Wisdom [ST1909C]
Description: symbol of Medicine with the snake coiling around the staff [MICH2021]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a Tiffany Studios watercolor drawing with a proposed design (but this specific design not used in any of the four panels) [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation: [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909, PG1909]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1909 [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 33.57.11.1.d

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

Status: Removed [MICH2021, DEDUCED]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Seal of Justice [ST1909C]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, has a Tiffany Studios watercolor drawing with a proposed design (but this specific design not used in any of the four panels) [MET1967, DEDUCED]
Signature:
Other documentation: [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909, PG1909]
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Installed summer 1909 [ST1909A, ST1909B, ST1909C, WBR1909]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
MET1967: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Tiffany Studios design drawing (1967, Accession Number 67.654.466)
MICH2021: Allen Michaan, personal communication (8 and 9 Mar 2021)
PG1909: Pittston Gazette (5 Jun 1909, 8)
PHOTO: Photo of item
SR1901: The Scranton Republican (13 Jun 1901, 5, 6)
SR1916: The Scranton Republican (25 Sep 1916, p. 2)
ST1909A: The Scranton Truth (4 Jun 1909, 1)
ST1909B: The Scranton Truth (5 Jun 1909, 11)
ST1909C: The Scranton Truth (29 Sep 1909, 9)
STRIB1978: Scranton Tribune (9 Sep 1978, p. 3)
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)
WBR1909: Wilkes-Barre Record (5 Jun 1909, 28)

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