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Metropolitan Temple, Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 1.1.55
Rating: Nothing
Address: 201 West 13th Street
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York 10011, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.73812, -74.00025
Tiffany 1910: Page 10
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 also lists "decorations", which were carried out in the summer of 1909 [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYP1909, WCA1909]
Completeness: High
Building status: Destroyed
Building date: 1856 [A2Z2004]
Architect:
Comment: Destroyed by fire, 7 Mar 1928 [NYEP1928]
Also of interest: 1897 "Good Shepherd" window in memory of Rev. W.W. Alexander by Lamb Studios [NYW1897]
1908 "Peace" window in memory of Ulysses S. Grant [NYT1908]

Site Items

1.1.55.1: Roosevelt Administration Memorial Window: Equal Justice to All (1909) (Destroyed) item has a photo
1.1.55.2: Lincoln Memorial Window: Equal Liberty to All (1909) (Destroyed) item has a photo
1.1.55.3: Fowler Memorial Pulpit: marble and glass mosaic pulpit (1910) (Destroyed)

Item 1.1.55.1

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Roosevelt Administration Memorial Window:  Equal Justice to All
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Destroyed [NYEP1928]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Roosevelt Administration Memorial Window
Theme: Equal Justice to All [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: a woodland scene in the foreground of which stands a white-robed figure holding a flaming torch emblematic of Truth in the one hand and in the other a standard on which are painted the scales of Justice [NYT1909]
Tiffany 1910: Page 10
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 lists the window [TIFF1918]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYT1909, NYS1909, NYTR1909, ADVOC1909A, EAGLE1909A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Administration of Theodore Roosevelt [NYT1909, NYS1909, EAGLE1909A]
Donor: at least Rev. John Wesley Hill [NYS1909, DEDUCED]
Date: Dedicated 23 May 1909 [NYTR1909, NYH1909]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT / SEPT 14 1901 EQUAL JUSTICE TO ALL MARCH 4 1909 [ADVOC1909A, NYT1909, EAGLE1909A]
Category: Landscape; Truth; Rose Window
Comment: Destroyed by fire 7 Mar 1928 [NYEP1928]

Item 1.1.55.2

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Lincoln Memorial Window:  Equal Liberty to All
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Status: Destroyed [NYEP1928]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lincoln Memorial Window
Theme: Equal Liberty to All [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Description: a woodland scene in the foreground of which stands a figure in the act of liberating two slaves [NYEP1909, NYH1909, EAGLE1909B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 10
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 lists the window [TIFF1918]
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYEP1909, NYH1909, ADVOC1909B, EAGLE1909B]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Abraham Lincoln (12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865) [NYEP1909, NYH1909, ADVOC1909B, EAGLE1909B]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 30 May 1909 [NYEP1909, NYH1909, ADVOC1909B, EAGLE1909B]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN FEB 12 1809 APRIL 15 1865 // EQUAL LIBERTY TO ALL [ADVOC1909B, NYEP1909, NYH1909, EAGLE1909B]
Category: Landscape; Rose Window
Comment: Destroyed by fire 7 Mar 1928 [NYEP1928]

Item 1.1.55.3

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Status: Destroyed [NYEP1928]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Fowler Memorial Pulpit
Description: marble and glass mosaic pulpit [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 10
Duncan 1980: Page 202
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1910]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Bishop Fowler (d. 1908) [NYTR1910]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 23 Jan 1910 [NYTR1910]
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: Destroyed by fire 7 Mar 1928 [NYEP1928]

References

A2Z2004: From Abyssinian to Zion, A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship, David W. Dunlap (2004, p. 144)
ADVOC1909A: The Christian Advocate (6 May 1909, p. 704-705)
ADVOC1909B: The Christian Advocate (10 Jun 1909, p. 902-903)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1909A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (30 Apr 1909, Picture and Sporting Section, p. 2)
EAGLE1909B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (28 May 1909, p. 11)
NYEP1909: New York Evening Post (29 May 1909, p. 10)
NYEP1928: New York Evening Post (7 Mar 1928, p. 2)
NYH1909: New York Herald (29 May 1909, p. 13)
NYP1909: New York Press (25 Jul 1909, p. 8)
NYS1909: New York Sun (23 Apr 1909, p. 1)
NYT1908: New York Times (19 Apr 1908, p. 8)
NYT1909: New York Times (23 Apr 1909, p. 9)
NYTR1909: New York Daily Tribune (22 May 1909, p. 10)
NYTR1910: New York Daily Tribune (22 Jan 1910, p. 9)
NYW1897: New York World (3 Jul 1897, p. 5)
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)
TIFF1918: Tributes to Honor, Tiffany Studios (1918)
WCA1909: Western Christian Advocate (21 Jul 1909, p. 18)

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