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Church of the Holy City, Washington, District of Columbia

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Site Id: 10.3.26
Rating: 1 star
Address: 1611 16th Street NW
Location: Washington, District of Columbia 20009, USA
Lat/Lng: 38.91173, -77.03609
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894-1896 [ORG]
Architect: H. Langford Warren and Paul J. Pelz [ORG]
Comment: In 1963 the church received several windows from the Church of the New Jerusalem, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.26), when that church building was going to be demolished [ORG]
Also of interest: Windows by Lamb Studios, and by Ford and Brooks [ORG]

Site Items Journeay Memorial Window: Archangel Raphael (1895) (Extant)


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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Journeay Memorial Window
Theme: Archangel Raphael [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 16
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Page 13
Other documentation: [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895, NYO1895]
Record type: Window
Designer: Frederick Wilson [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895, TIFF1896]
Designer comment: Tiffany 1896 credits Wilson as the designer of a similar composition [TIFF1896]
Memorial details: Henry Perine Journeay (d. 24 Dec 1890), proprietor of Journeay & Burnham dry goods store [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895, INSCRIPTION]
Donor: his wife [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 14 Apr 1895 (in Church of the New Jerusalem) [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, NYTR1895, NYO1895]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO, EAGLE1895, NYH1895]
Inscription: In Memoriam / Henry Perine Journeay / Entered into Life December 24 1890 / The Angel of the Lord encampeth round about them / that fear him and deliverith them. Psalms 34:7 [PHOTO]
Category: Raphael
History: Originally in Church of the New Jerusalem, Brooklyn, NY (SITE:2.1.26), moved here in 1963 [ORG]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 83) quotes an extract from a letter by Mrs. Journeay saying the window is beautiful [TIFF1897]
Comment: The top of the window has been reduced from what it was in 1895 and Church of the Holy City dates the window to 1917, which is consistent with the form of the signature, so possibly the window was reduced in size by Tiffany Studios around then [EAGLE1895, NYH1895, ORG, DEDUCED]
Same as item:


DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1895: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 Apr 1895, p. 22)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1895: New York Herald (14 Apr 1895, p. 4)
NYO1895: The New York Observer (18 Apr 1895, p. 517)
NYTR1895: New York Daily Tribune (15 Apr 1895, p. 12)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (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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