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Baptist Church of the Epiphany, Manhattan, New York City, 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: 1.1.41
Rating: Nothing
Address: 723 Madison Avenue
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10065, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.76658, -73.9691
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1882 [A2Z2004]
Architect: John E. Terhune [A2Z2004]
Comment: Demolished in 1922 [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Also of interest:

Site Items

1.1.41.1: Leask Memorial Window: Christ Walking on Water (1898) (Removed)
1.1.41.2: Lesher Memorial Window: Baptism (1898) (Removed)
1.1.41.3: Conklin Memorial Window: Leading to Christ (Unknown)
1.1.41.4: Hamlin Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
1.1.41.5: Henop Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)
1.1.41.6: McKim Memorial Window: ornamental (Unknown)

Item 1.1.41.1

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

Status: Removed [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Leask Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Walking on Water [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYEP1898]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: George Leask [NYEP1898]
Leask family [NYT1984, YONK1984]
Date: 1898 [NYEP1898]
Size: 13' high x 5' wide [NYT1984]
Inscription:
Category: Christ Walking on Water
Cost: Leask and Lesher windows together nearly $10000 [NYEP1898]
History: Removed from church in 1906, and in ca. 1922 obtained by North Baptist Church, Port Chester, NY (SITE:3.91.2) [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Comment: Window obtained for North Baptist Church by Arthur Lesher [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Same as item: 3.91.2.1

Item 1.1.41.2

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

Status: Removed [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lesher Memorial Window
Theme: Baptism [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany, N.Y. [YONK1984]
Other documentation: [NYEP1898]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Stephen Rosson Lesher (13 Jul 1830 - 28 Nov 1895) and Emilie Theresa Sniffin Lesher (26 Sept 1835 - 27 Sept 1922) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his son, Arthur Lawrence Lesher [NYEP1898, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: 1898 [NYEP1898, YONK1984]
Size: each panel 12' high x 6' wide [YONK1984]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / STEPHEN R AND EMILIE T LESHER / 1830-1895 1835-1922 [PHOTO]
Category: Baptism
Cost: Lesher and Leask windows together nearly $10000 [NYEP1898]
History: Removed from church in 1906, and in ca. 1922 obtained by North Baptist Church, Port Chester, NY (SITE:3.91.2) [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Comment: Window date not consistent with window signature so possibly latter was added in 1922 [DEDUCED]
Window obtained for North Baptist Church by Arthur Lesher, son of the Leshers [NYT1984, YONK1983, YONK1984]
Emilie did not die until 1922 so likely inscription as it is was added when installed in North Baptist Church, and possibly she was the original donor [DEDUCED]
Same as item: 3.91.2.2

Item 1.1.41.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Conklin Memorial Window
Theme: Leading to Christ [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ

Item 1.1.41.4

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Hamlin Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 1.1.41.5

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Henop Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 1.1.41.6

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: McKim Memorial Window
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 9
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 64)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYEP1898: New York Evening Post (26 Mar 1898, p. 22)
NYT1984: New York Times (5 Feb 1984)
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)
YONK1983: Yonkers Herald Statesman (4 Sep 1983, section E, p. 3)
YONK1984: Yonkers Herald Statesman (2 Mar 1984, section C, p. 9)

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