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Tillinghast Studios stained glass windows
First Presbyterian Church United

620 West Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13204

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Mary Tillinghast Studios  .......  Stained Glass Windows in Buffalo  .......  Opalescent glass

Tillinghast Studios windows below:

Musical Saints:  Easter Window

Baptism of Jesus

New Jerusalem

Musical Saints: Easter Window
Based on Psalm 149
Installed 1906


Watercolor - Musical Saints: Easter Window
The usual first step in designing and fabricating a stained glass window is to paint a watercolor.  Once the design is agreed to and a contract is signed,  the studio will proceed to draw a cartoon.

Details of the watercolor below:


Detail - Watercolor - Musical Saints: Easter Window
Tracery



Detail - Watercolor - Musical Saints: Easter Window
Angel playing trumpet



Detail - Watercolor - Musical Saints: Easter Window
Reduced size
angel playing musical instrument  in lower corner is typical Tillinghast and is sometimes used to identify unsigned windows by her.



Musical Saints: Easter Window
Details below:


Detail: Musical Saints: Easter Window



Detail: Musical Saints: Easter Window


Detail: Musical Saints: Easter Window


Detail: Musical Saints: Easter Window
Angel in lower right corner is typical Tillinghast and is sometimes used to identify unsigned windows by her.



Detail: Musical Saints: Easter Window
Most studios use enamel on stained glass window memorial wording, but Tillinghast usually uses individual pieces of glass, instead.
Baptism of Jesus
Installed 1907.
Subject matter and location (east transept) chosen because the baptismal font and reredos, also designed by Mary Tillinghast, are located in the same transept.



Baptism of Jesus
Details below:


Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
Angels above the scene; saints flank the scene.
Opalescent glass except for enameled faces and hands.



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
Holy Spirit in the form of a dove.



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
Right panel: St. John the Baptist





Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
Holy Spirit in the form of a dove.



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
Panel #4: saint.
Border glass includes jewels.



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus



Detail:  Baptism of Jesus
New Jerusalem
Installed in the second building in 1897 and moved to this building in 1906.



Details below:


Detail:  New Jerusalem
Panel #3



Detail:  New Jerusalem
Depicts Jesus and a woman, pausing in her daily life.



Detail:  New Jerusalem



Detail:  New Jerusalem
Bottom panels

Photos and their arrangement 2011 Chuck LaChiusa
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