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Brooklyn Home for Aged Men and Couples, 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: 2.1.48
Rating: Nothing
Address: 745 Classon Avenue
Location: Brooklyn, New York City, New York 11238, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.67527, -73.95962
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Demolished
Building date: 1886-1887, 1894-1895, 1903, 1912 [ORG]
Architect:
Comment: Building demolished in 1960s [WEB]
Eight memorial windows sold to Lillian Nassau in ca. Oct 1969 for $35100, presumably the six Tiffany windows and the two Brigham windows [ORG, DEDUCED]
Also of interest: A 1912 window and a 1915 window made by Walter Cole Brigham, with the 1912 one now in the Booklyn Museum (SITE:2.1.59) [EAGLE1912C, EAGLE1915, EAGLE1948, ORG_NEW]

Site Items

2.1.48.1: Stillman Memorial Window: ornamental (1903) (Removed)
2.1.48.2: Crossman Memorial Window: landscape (1912) (Removed)
2.1.48.3: Crossman-Riley Memorial Window: landscape (1912) (Removed)

Item 2.1.48.1

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Stillman Memorial Window (Taylor Memorial Window)
Description: ornamental [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
four floral (magnolias, clematis, tulips and other flowers) windows [BL1903, NYTR1903]
Tiffany 1910: Page 17
Duncan 1980: Page 203
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYTR1903, BL1903]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Charlotte Elizabeth Greenman Stillman (19 Sep 1844 - 20 Feb 1901) [NYTR1903, BL1903, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her daughters, Jessie Stillman (Mrs. William Ambrose) Taylor, Helen Elizabeth Stillman (Mrs. William) Armstrong, Mary Emma Stillman (later Harkness), and Charlotte Rogers Stillman [NYTR1903, BL1903, WEB]
Date: Dedicated 19 May 1903 (along with new wing) [NYTR1903, BL1903]
Size:
Lancets: each 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental
Location: library [BL1903]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Taylor Memorial Window because likely Jessie Stillman Taylor, one of the twins who were the eldest daughters, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, NYTR1903, DEDUCED]

Item 2.1.48.2

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Crossman Memorial Window
Description: landscape [PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1912A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Henry Crossman (28 Jan 1805 - 7 Jan 1881) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Caroline Crossman-Riley, as part of legacy in her will [EAGLE1912B, BL1912, EAGLE1902, ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Mar 1912 (building dedicated 21 May 1912) [EAGLE1912A, EAGLE1912B, BL1912]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / HENRY CROSSMAN / **** [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape

Item 2.1.48.3

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

Status: Removed [ORG]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Crossman-Riley Memorial Window
Description: landscape [EAGLE1912A, PHOTO]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [EAGLE1912A]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Caroline Crossman-Riley (d. 28 Jan 1902, aged 78) [INSCRIPTION, NYH1902]
Donor: herself, as part of legacy in her will [EAGLE1912B, BL1912, EAGLE1902, ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Mar 1912 (building dedicated 21 May 1912) [EAGLE1912A, EAGLE1912B, BL1912]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CAROLINE E. CROSSMAN / * RILEY 1902 [PHOTO]
Category: Landscape

References

BL1903: Brooklyn Life (30 May 1903, p. 18-19)
BL1912: Brooklyn Life (18 May 1912, p. 19)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
EAGLE1902: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (6 Oct 1902, p. 2)
EAGLE1912A: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (11 Mar 1912, Picture and Sermon section, p. 1)
EAGLE1912B: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (22 May 1912, p. 5)
EAGLE1912C: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (17 May 1912, p. 18)
EAGLE1915: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (10 Apr 1915, Picture and Sporting Section, p. 8)
EAGLE1948: Brooklyn Daily Eagle (14 Mar 1948, p. 29)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
NYH1902: New York Herald (30 Jan 1902, p. 1)
NYTR1903: New York Daily Tribune (20 May 1903, p. 6)
ORG: Organization
ORG_NEW: Organization that is new owner
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)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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