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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 33.68.2
Rating: Unrated
Address: 35 S. Franklin Street
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.24648, -75.8843
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 62
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: Medium
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1897 [WBSND1897, WBR1897, WBT1897]
Architect: Charles M. Burns [WBR1897, WBT1897]
Comment: The previous building on the site was destroyed by fire, 25 Dec 1896 [WBR1896, WBEL1896]
Also of interest: 1899 Arnold & Locke "Christ Knocking at the Door" window [WBN1899]
1905 Maitland Armstrong "Annunciation to the Shepherds" window [WBT1905, JONES2014]
1905 Arnold & Locke "Ascension" window [WBR1905]

Site Items

33.68.2.1: Jones Memorial Window (Unknown)
33.68.2.2: Woodward Memorial Tablet: marble tablet with inlaid mosaic (1906) (Extant)

Item 33.68.2.1

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

Status: Unknown
Confidence: Medium
Memorial name: Jones Memorial Window
Tiffany 1910: Page 108
Duncan 1980: Page 222
Tiffany 1897: Page 62
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Comment: The 1896 fire destroyed the windows in the church but it's possible this window, if it existed, dated to 1897 [WBR1896, WBEL1896, DEDUCED]
There is an ornamental 1897 Jones and Hayden Memorial Window but it does not particularly look like a Tiffany window [WBR1897, WBT1897, PHOTO]

Item 33.68.2.2

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Woodward Memorial Tablet
Description: marble tablet with inlaid mosaic [WBT1906, WBR1906B, CHU1906]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [WBT1906, WBR1906B, CHU1906]
Record type: Mosaic
Designer:
Memorial details: Sarah Elizabeth Trott (Mrs. George Washburn) Woodward [INSCRIPTION, WBT1906, WBR1906B, CHU1906, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: her daughter, Elizabeth Woodward (Mrs. Eben Greenough) Scott [WBT1906, WBR1906B, CHU1906, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: Dedicated Easter Sunday, 15 Apr 1906 [WBT1906, WBR1906A, WBR1906B, CHU1906]
Size: 4' high x 2' wide [WBT1906]
Inscription: IN LOVING MEMORY OF / SARAH ELIZABETH / WIFE OF TH / HON / GEORGE W. WOODWARD / JUNE 21 JUNE 25 / 1810 1869 / A WORSHIPPER IN / THIS CHURCH FROM ITS / BEGINNING / "HER CHILDREN ARISE / UP AND CALL HER BLESSED, / HER HUSBAND ALSO, AND / HE PRAISETH HER." [PHOTO, WBT1906, WBR1906B]

References

CHU1906: The Churchman (28 Apr 1906, p. 653)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
JONES2014: Robert O. Jones, personal communication (17 Jun 2014)
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)
WBEL1896: Wilkes-Barre Evening Leader (26 Dec 1896, p. 1)
WBN1899: Wilkes-Barre News (31 Mar 1899, p. 8)
WBR1896: Wilkes-Barre Record (26 Dec 1896, p. 7)
WBR1897: Wilkes-Barre Record (27 Dec 1897, p. 6)
WBR1905: Wilkes-Barre Record (26 Dec 1905, p. 14)
WBR1906A: Wilkes-Barre Record (14 Apr 1906, p. 7)
WBR1906B: Wilkes-Barre Record (17 Apr 1906, p. 4)
WBSND1897: Wilkes-Barre Sunday News Dealer (9 May 1897, p. 9)
WBT1897: Wilkes-Barre Times (27 Dec 1897, p. 7)
WBT1905: Wilkes-Barre Times (3 Apr 1905, p. 5)
WBT1906: Wilkes-Barre Times (14 Apr 1906, p. 11)

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