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St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, 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: 2.1.42
Rating: Unrated
Address: 259 Washington Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11205, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.691, -73.96598
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894 [EAGLE2017]
Architect: J.W. Walter [EAGLE2017]
Comment: Congregation vacated building summer 2014 [NYDN2014]
A developer bought the building in 2015 with the intent to convert it to residential use [EAGLE2017]
Also of interest: Three 1907 chancel windows by J. & R. Lamb [EAGLE1907A, EAGLE1907B]

Site Items

2.1.42.1: Friedhoff Memorial Window: Light of the World (1908) (Extant)
2.1.42.2: Mannheim Memorial Window: Christ Appearing to Mary (1907) (Extant)
2.1.42.3: Hadley Memorial Window: Gabriel and Raphael (Unknown)
2.1.42.4: Mannheim Memorial Mosaic: Boy Christ in the Temple (1914) (Extant)

Item 2.1.42.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Friedhoff Memorial Window
Theme: Light of the World [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK (with an insignia between the TIFFANY and the STVDIOS) [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [NYT1908, NYEP1908, NYH1908, PB1908, NYO1908]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Frederick Friedhoff [INSCRIPTION]
Donor:
Date: Exhibited ca. Apr 1908 [PB1908, NYO1908]
Dedicated Easter Sunday, 19 Apr 1908 [INSCRIPTION, NYT1908, NYEP1908, NYH1908]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Frederick Friedhoff // Easter 1908 [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Knocking at the Door
After design: Painting, "The Light of the World", by William Holman Hunt, in Keble College, Oxford, England (1854) [NYT1908, NYEP1908, NYH1908, NYO1908]

Item 2.1.42.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mannheim Memorial Window
Theme: Christ Appearing to Mary [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1907A, EAGLE1907B, BRSU1907, NYH1907]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Louise Mannheim (2 Aug 1832 - 16 Feb 1907) [EAGLE1907B, BRSU1907, NYH1907]
Donor: her children [EAGLE1907B, BRSU1907]
Date: Dedicated 6 Oct 1907 (as part of re-dedication of church) [EAGLE1907B, BRSU1907]
Size:
Lancets: 2 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Zur Ihre Gottes / Und in Liebender Erinnerung von / Louise Mannheim // Ich weiß daß mein / Erlöser lebet (I know my Redeemer liveth // To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Louise Mannheim) [PHOTO, BRSU1907, DEDUCED]
Category: Resurrection with Christ
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhorst [EAGLE1907B, BRSU1907, NYH1907]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Manheim [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

Item 2.1.42.3

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Hadley Memorial Window
Theme: Gabriel and Raphael [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Gabriel; Raphael

Item 2.1.42.4

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Mannheim Memorial Mosaic
Theme: Boy Christ in the Temple [EAGLE1914, BRSU1914]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1914, BRSU1914]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: W.C.H. Mannheim (1861-1912) [EAGLE1914, BRSU1914]
Donor: two sisters and four brothers: Mrs. C.H. Neidhart, Anna Mannheim, J.R. Mannheim, P.A.L. Mannheim, C.F. Mannheim and F.A. Mannheim [EAGLE1914]
Date: Unveiled 1 Nov 1914 [EAGLE1914, BRSU1914]
Size:
Inscription: painted on wall underneath (no longer visible): In memoriam, W. C. H. Mannheim, 1861-1912 [EAGLE1914, BRSU1914, PHOTO]
Category: Disputation in the Temple
Location: left of altar over door [PHOTO, EAGLE1914]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [BRSU1914]

References

BRSU1907: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (6 Oct 1907, p. 12)
BRSU1914: Brooklyn Daily Standard Union (31 Oct 1914, p. 3)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1907A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (29 Sep 1907, News and Editorial section, p. 1)
EAGLE1907B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (7 Oct 1907, Picture section, p. 2)
EAGLE1914: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (2 Nov 1914, p. 18)
EAGLE2017: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (12 Dec 2017)
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYDN2014: New York Daily News (23 Apr 2014)
NYEP1908: New York Evening Post (18 Apr 1908, p. 8)
NYH1907: New York Herald (1 Dec 1907, Literary and Arts section, p. 4)
NYH1908: New York Herald (26 Apr 1908, Literary and Art section, p. 3)
NYO1908: The New York Observer (23 Apr 1908, p. 540)
NYT1908: New York Times (15 Apr 1908)
PB1908: Presbyterian Banner (16 Apr 1908, p. 1494)
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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