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Trinity Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.8.2
Rating: 1 star
Address: 500 Court Street
Location: Portsmouth, Virginia 23704, USA
Lat/Lng: 36.83512, -76.30114
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1828-1829 [NRHP1973]
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

41.8.2.1: Crocker Memorial Window: Resurrection (1899) (Extant) item has a photo
41.8.2.2: Reed Memorial Window: Angel (1900) (Extant)
41.8.2.3.a: Wilson Memorial Window: ornamental (1900) (Extant)
41.8.2.3.b: Davis Memorial Window: ornamental (1900) (Extant)

Item 41.8.2.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Crocker Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NVP1899A, NL1899A, NL1899B]
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret Jane Hodges Crocker (4 Mar 1838 - 25 Jul 1896) and James Hodges Crocker (19 Feb 1868 - 12 Aug 1868) [NVP1899A, NVP1899B, NVP1899C, NL1899A, NL1899B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: husband / father, Major James Francis Crocker [NVP1899A, NVP1899B, NVP1899C, NL1899A, NL1899B]
Date: Ordered ca. Mar 1899 [NVP1899A, NL1899A]
Installed Sep 1899 [NVP1899B, NVP1899C, NL1899B]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO, NVP1899A, NL1899A]
Inscription: Margaret Hodges Crocker. / Married June 28, 1866. / Died July 25, 1896. // Erected by / James Francis Crocker / in memory of his wife and son / Easter, 1899 // James Hodges Crocker. / Born February 19, 1868. / Died August 12, 1868. [NVP1899C, PHOTO]
Category: Resurrection with Christ; Madonna; St. John
Location: south wall [NVP1899A, NL1899A, NL1899B]
Comment: The left pane has theme "Virgin Mary" and the right pane, "St. John" [NVP1899A, NL1899A]

Item 41.8.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Reed Memorial Window
Theme: Angel [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NVP1900, NL1900B]
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [TIFF1896, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition for the angel (the left half of Cornelius and the Angel) [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Washington Reed (d. 29 Apr 1890) [NVP1900, NL1900B]
Donor: his wife, Octavia Murdaugh Reed [NVP1900, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Installed ca. Jul 1900 [NVP1900, NL1900B]
Size: 9' high x 2.5' wide [NVP1900]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: THY / PRAYERS AND THINE / ALMS ARE COME / UP FOR A MEMO- / RIAL BEFORE / GOD [PHOTO, NVP1900, NL1900B]
and also: To the glory of God and in loving memory of Washington Reed, for thirty years a vestryman of Trinity Church. Died April 29, 1890. [NVP1900, NL1900B]
Category: Angel

Item 41.8.2.3.a

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Wilson Memorial Window (Murdaugh Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NL1900A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret A. Murdaugh Wilson (1826 - 7 Jun 1874) [NL1900A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her brother, Captain William H. Murdaugh [NL1900A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Placed 12 Feb 1900 [NL1900A]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Margaret Murdaugh Wilson, 1826-1874 [NL1900A]
Category: Ornamental
Location: west wall [NL1900A]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Murdaugh Memorial Window (spelled as Martaugh) because Mr. Murdaugh was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 41.8.2.3.b

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Davis Memorial Window (Murdaugh Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NL1900A]
Designer:
Memorial details: Margaret Davis (23 Mar 1771 - 30 Dec 1880) [NL1900A, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Captain William H. Murdaugh [NL1900A, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Placed 12 Feb 1900 [NL1900A]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Margaret Davis, 1791-1800 [NL1900A]
Category: Ornamental
Location: west wall [NL1900A]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Murdaugh Memorial Window (spelled as Martaugh) because Mr. Murdaugh was the donor [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
NL1899A: The Norfolk Landmark (1 Apr 1899, p. 3)
NL1899B: The Norfolk Landmark (13 Sep 1899, p. 5)
NL1900A: The Norfolk Landmark (13 Feb 1900, p. 5)
NL1900B: The Norfolk Landmark (15 Jul 1900, p. 5)
NRHP1973: National Register of Historic Places
NVP1899A: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (1 Apr 1899, p. 11)
NVP1899B: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (13 Sep 1899, p. 5)
NVP1899C: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (16 Sep 1899, p. 5)
NVP1900: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot (15 Jul 1900, p. 14)
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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