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Chapel of the Association of the Home for the Relief of Respectable Aged and Indigent Females, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.34
Rating: Nothing
Address: 891 Amsterdam Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10025, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.79875, -73.96662
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1881-1883 [LPC1983]; 1907-1908 [LPC1983]
Architect: Richard Morris Hunt [LPC1983]; Charles A. Rich [LPC1983]
Comment: Chapel was in 1907-1908 extension [LPC1983]
Damaged by fire during blackout of Jul 1977 [DUNC1980, LPC1983]
Windows purchased by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 and are currently in Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art (SITE:11.7.1), Winter Park, FL [ORG_NEW]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.34.1: Church Memorial Window: ornamental (1908) (Removed)
1.1.34.2: McCorkle Memorial Window: ornamental (Removed)
1.1.34.3: Dunning Memorial Window: ornamental (Removed)
1.1.34.4: Innes Memorial Window: ornamental (Removed)
1.1.34.5: Minton Memorial Window: ornamental (Removed)
1.1.34.6: Hamlin Memorial Window: Hagar and Ishmael (1908) (Removed)
1.1.34.7: Hicks Memorial Window: cross with crown and palm (Removed)
1.1.34.8: Morgan Memorial Window: crown with lilies (Removed)
1.1.34.9: Henop Memorial Window: IHS with lilies (Removed)
1.1.34.10: two geometric patterned "filler" windows (Removed)

Item 1.1.34.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Church Memorial Window (Nixon Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
cross with Alpha and Omega [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Evelina Nixon Church (d. 24 Jan 1896) [ORG_NEW, NYT1896]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1908 [ORG_NEW]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Nixon Memorial Window so likely someone in the Nixon family was one of the donors [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]
Comment: There is some question whether this window is by Tiffany [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.1

Item 1.1.34.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: McCorkle Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
IHS with palm fronds [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 103" x 47" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.2

Item 1.1.34.3

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Dunning Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
anchor with cross and vine [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Ruth Seely Dunning (12 Oct 1828 - 10 Jul 1890) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 97" x 44" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Ruth Seely Dunning / Born October 12th, 1828. / Died July 10th, 1890. [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.3

Item 1.1.34.4

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Innes Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
dove with clematis vine [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Anne Innes, Anna Innes and Anna B. Innes [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 99" x 45.5" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Anne Innes / Anna Innes / Anna B. Innes / "Thou hast blessed(?)the work of their hands." [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Innis [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Same as item: 11.7.1.4

Item 1.1.34.5

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Minton Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
cross wrapped in clematis vine [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Page 8
Duncan 1980: Page 201
Tiffany 1897: Page 8
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Sophia Catherine Minton (11 May 1801 - 17 Jul 1895) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1896 [ORG_NEW, DEDUCED]
Size: 102" x 47" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: SIMPLY TO THY / CROSS I CLING // IN MEMORIAM / SOPHIA CATHERINE MINTON / BORN MAY 11 1801 - DIED JVLY 17 1895 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.5

Item 1.1.34.6

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hamlin Memorial Window
Theme: Hagar and Ishmael [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Katherine Hinman Hamlin (15 Sep 1826 - 11 Mar 1903) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1908 [ORG_NEW]
Size: 61" high x 91" wide [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: KATHARINE HINMAN HAMLIN / BORN SEPTEMBER 15, 1826 - DIED MARCH 11, 1903. [PHOTO]
Category: Biblical Figure
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.6

Item 1.1.34.7

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hicks Memorial Window
Description: cross with crown and palm [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Almy Townsend Hicks (4? Mar 1795 - 18? Dec 1862) and her sister Charlotte Brevoort Hicks (13 Oct 1798 - 31 Dec 1882) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 90.5" x 52" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ALMY TOWNSEND HICKS. / BORN MARCH 4, 1795 DIED DECEMBER 18, 1862 / CHARLOTTE BREVOORT HICKS. / BORN OCTOBER 13, 1798 DIED DECEMBER 31, 1882 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.7

Item 1.1.34.8

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Morgan Memorial Window
Description: crown with lilies [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Eliza M. Morgan (10 Dec 1811 - 26 Mar 1885) [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 99" x 45.5" [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Eliza M. Morgan / Born December 10th., 1811 / Died March 26th., 1885 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.8

Item 1.1.34.9

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Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Henop Memorial Window
Description: IHS with lilies [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Julia Henop (d. 10 Mar 1887) [ORG_NEW, NYH1887, INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: ca. 1890s [ORG_NEW]
Size: 90.5" high x 52" wide [ORG_NEW]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JULIA HENOP / DIED MARCH 10 1887 [PHOTO]
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.9

Item 1.1.34.10

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

Status: Removed [ORG_NEW]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: two geometric patterned "filler" windows [ORG_NEW]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG_NEW]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
History: Bought by Hugh and Jeanette McKean in 1974 for the Morse Museum, Winter Park, FL (SITE:11.7.1) [ORG_NEW]
Same as item: 11.7.1.10

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LPC1983: Landmarks Preservation Commission (12 Apr 1983, p. 2 and 5)
NYH1887: New York Herald (12 Mar 1887, p. 9)
NYT1896: New York Times (25 Jan 1896)
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
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)
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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