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American Civil War Museum, Richmond, Virginia

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Site Id: 41.9.5
Rating: Nothing
Other name(s): Museum of the Confederacy
Address: 1201 E. Clay Street
Location: Richmond, Virginia 23219, USA
Lat/Lng: 37.54072, -77.42958
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Also of interest:

Site Items

41.9.5.1: Poe Memorial Window: Spirit of Confederacy (1905) (Extant)

Item 41.9.5.1

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

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Poe Memorial Window
Theme: Spirit of Confederacy [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 115
Duncan 1980: Page 223
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany 1918 shows a sketch for the window [TIFF1918]
Signature: TIFFANY STVDIOS / NEW YORK [PHOTO]
Other documentation: [BA1904, UDC1905, BS1905A, BA1905A, RTD1905A, RTD1905B, BA1905B, BS1905B, BS1905C]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: soldiers and sailors of Maryland who fought for the Confederacy [BA1904, BS1905B]
Donor: Maryland Daughters of the Confederacy [TIFF1918, BA1904, UDC1905, BS1905A, BA1905A, POE1905, RTD1905A, RTD1905B, BA1905B, BS1905B, BS1905C]
Date: Unveiled 13 May 1905 [BA1905A, POE1905, RTD1905A, RTD1905B, BA1905B, BS1905B, BS1905C]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: GIVEN BY / MARYLAND / DIVISION // GLORY STANDS BESIDE OUR GRIEF // DAUGHTERS / OF THE / CONFEDERACY [TIFF1918]
Category: War Memorial
After design: 1903 sculpture, "Gloria Victis", by Frederick Wellington Ruckstull in Baltimore, MD [POE1905, RTD1905A, RTD1905B, BS1905B, BS1905C, WEB]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 calls this the Poe Memorial Window because Anne Johnson Hough (Mrs. John Prentiss) Poe was likely the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, BA1904, UDC1905, BS1905A, DEDUCED]
Comment: The window was originally supposed to be unveiled on 9 Mar 1905 [BS1905A, BA1905A]
The window is currently in storage [ORG]

References

BA1904: Baltimore American (3 May 1904, p. 14)
BA1905A: Baltimore American (4 May 1905, p. 14)
BA1905B: Baltimore American (14 May 1905, p. 9)
BS1905A: Baltimore Sun (26 Apr 1905, p. 9)
BS1905B: Baltimore Sun (14 May 1905, p. 9)
BS1905C: Baltimore Sun (16 May 1905, p. 8)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
POE1905: Address of John Prentiss Poe at the Unveiling of the Memorial Window Placed by the Maryland Daughters of the Confederacy in the Confederate Museum, Richmond, Virginia (13 May 1905)
RTD1905A: Richmond Times-Dispatch (13 May 1905, p. 6)
RTD1905B: Richmond Times-Dispatch (14 May 1905, section B, p. 3)
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)
TIFF1918: Tributes to Honor, Tiffany Studios (1918)
UDC1905: Minutes of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (1905, p. 182)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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