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Hanson Place Central United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York

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Site Id: 2.1.34
Rating: Unrated
Other name(s): Hanson Place Methodist Episcopal Church; Central Methodist Episcopal Church
Address: 88 Hanson Place
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11217, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.68538, -73.97725
Tiffany 1910: Page 16
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1929-1931 [LPC1978]
Architect: Halsey, McCormick and Helmer [LPC1978]
Comment: Previous building, 1872-1873, which is where windows originally were, was demolished because subway construction made it structurally unsound [LPC1978, DEDUCED]
Also of interest:

Site Items

2.1.34.1: French Memorial Window: Christ Blessing Children (1904) (Unknown)
2.1.34.2: Booth Memorial Window: Christ and Rich Young Man (1904) (Unknown) item has a photo

Item 2.1.34.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: French Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Blessing Children [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 16
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1904A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John French and his wife Sarah Rushmore French [EAGLE1904A]
Donor: their children and grandchildren [EAGLE1904A]
Date: Unveiled 10 Jan 1904 [EAGLE1904A]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ Blessing Children
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhorst [EAGLE1904A]

Item 2.1.34.2

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Booth Memorial Window:  Christ and Rich Young Man
Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Booth Memorial Window (Strout Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ and Rich Young Man [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 16
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1904C, EAGLE1904D, NYG1904]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Samuel Booth (4 Jul 1818 - 19 Oct 1894), a notable Sunday School worker at the church [EAGLE1904B, EAGLE1904C, EAGLE1904D, NYG1904]
Donor: the children of the Sunday School [NYG1904]
Date: Unveiled 30 Oct 1904 [NYG1904, EAGLE1904B, EAGLE1904D]
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Christ
Location: middle of the east side of the nave [NYG1904]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [EAGLE1904C, NYG1904]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Strout Memorial Window because likely a Strout, possibly Geraldine C. Harmon (Mrs. Albion P.) Strout, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, FINDAGRAVE, DEDUCED]

References

DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1904A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (11 Jan 1904, p. 12)
EAGLE1904B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (29 Oct 1904, p. 3)
EAGLE1904C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (12 Nov 1904, p. 6)
EAGLE1904D: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 Nov 1904, p. 17)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
LPC1978: Brooklyn Academy of Music Historic District Designation Report, Landmark Preservation Commission (1978, p. 1)
NYG1904: New York Globe and Commercial Advertiser (29 Oct 1904, p. 11)
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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