THE WINDOWS OF ERSKINE AND AMERICAN CHURCH MONTREAL, QUEBEC

A GUIDE, 1994

double Tiffany stained-glass windows

3407 Avenue du Musée
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 2C6






VESTIBULE, WEST WALL

WINDOWS la, lb, lc

Unknown Artist
A series of three windows depicting Angels.
Window la inscribed 'Hope Time and Eternity'.
Window lb inscribed 'Charity' and 'To The Glory of God
and in Loving Memory of Margaret Laidlaw Hogg 1837-1923'.
Window is inscribed 'Faith'.

 

SANCTUARY, WEST WALL UNDER BALCONY

WINDOWS 2a, 2b, 2c

Peter Haworth R.C.A., O.S.A. Canadian. 1889- .
Three windows inscribed' In memory of I Henry Birks I 1840-1928',
depicting Churchmen and Missionaries; George Fox A.D. 1624-1691,
John Bunyan 1628-1688, Isaac Watts A.D. 1671-1748, John Wesley A.D.
1703-1791, David Livingstone A.D. 1813-1873 and James Robertson A.D. 1839-1902.
Each window 57" high, 24"wide.

 

SANCTUARY, WEST WALL
UPPER AND LOWER(L to R)


WINDOWS 3a, 3b

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Christ on the Road to Emmaus' - A pair of windows in diptych form.
Left panel inscribed 'In Memory of Benjamin Lyman'.
Right panel inscribed' Abide with us for it is toward evening and
the day is far spent'. Twin panels, double arched top. Each 136" high, 31" wide.

Series of Tiffany stained glass windows

WINDOWS 4a, 4b

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Visit of the Shepherds to the New-Born Christ' - A pair of windows
in diptych form.
Left panel inscribed 'To the honored memory of George Childs and his
wife Christian Murphy'.
Right panel inscribed ‘Erected by their sons 1901'.
Twin panels, double arched top. Each 136" high, 31" wide.

 

WINDOWS 5a, 5b

Tiffany Studios.Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Shepherd Leading his Sheep' - A pair of windows in diptych form.
Left panel inscribed 'In Memoriam George B.Wells D.D. I
Right panel inscribed 'Pastor of this Church 1871-1899'.
Twin panels, double arched .top. Each 136" high, 31" wide.

 
WINDOW 6

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Saint Paul (?)
Inscribed 'In Loving Memory of Michael Babcock. Blessed are the pure
in heart'.
67" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide. Arched top.
Tiffany window

WINDOW 7

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Cornelius (?)
Inscribed 'In beloved memory of Edward K. Greene. December Third
1899'.
67" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide.
Arched top.

 

WINDOW 8

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Saint Agnes'
Inscribed 'In Memoriam, A.S.C. 1843-1868'.
(Agnes Simpson Hossack Cassils, wife of William Cassils)
67" high! 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide.
Arched top.

Tiffany window

WINDOW 9

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Inscribed 'In Memoriam, J.C. 1800-1880. M.M.C. 1808-1889'.
(John Cassils, father of William Cassils and Margaret Murray
Cassils, mother of William Cassils)
67" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide.
Arched top.

Tiffany window

WINDOW 10

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Inscribed 'William McClurg. In Appreciation of forty years faithful
service as sexton of this church 1866-1906. Well done good and
faithful servant. Matt. 25-23'.
67" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide.
Arched top.

Tiffany window

WINDOW 11

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Inscribed 'In Memoriam William Cassils 1832-1891'.
67" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 8" high, 25" wide.
Arched top.

Tiffany window

SANCTUARY. EAST WALL
UPPER AND LOWER(L to R)


WINDOWS 12a, 12b

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
Angels of Praise' - A pair of side windows. Left window inscribed
'In loving memory of Albert D. Nelson, This window placed by his
wife and children 1843-1904'. Right window inscribed 'In loving
memory of Anna S. Warren 1848-1924, Wife of Albert D. Nelson'.
Each 115' high, 24" wide. Arched tops.

series of Tiffany stained glass windows

WINDOWS 13a, 13b

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Hope' (?) - A pair of windows in diptych form. Left panel inscribed
'In Memory of Emily Clark beloved wife of James Clement Holden'.
Right panel inscribed 'Who departed this life April 18th, 1899 in
Cairo, Egypt'. Each 136' high, 31' wide. Arched tops.

 

WINDOWS 14a, 14b

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Cornelius and Angel' - A pair of side windows. Left window
inscribed 'Thy prayers and thine alms are / In memoriam. H.A. Nelson
M.D. Nelson From their children'. Right window inscribed' Come up
for a memorial before God. In Memoriam H.A. Nelson - M.D. Nelson
From their children'.
Each 115" high, 24" wide. Arched tops.

 

WINDOWS 15, 16

C. W. Kelsey (?)
Two Floral panel windows inscribed to ' Edward Hunter Copland
1840-1906' and to 'Elizabeth Paton Copland 1847-1908'.
Each 56" high, 18" wide.

 

WINDOWS 17, 18

C.W. Kelsey (?)
Two Floral panel windows inscribed to 'Marion Gartshore Leslie
1841-1892' and to 'Alexander Christie Leslie" 1833-1896'.
Each 56" high, 18" wide.

 

WINDOWS 19, 20

C.W. Kelsey (?)
Two Floral panel windows inscribed to 'Ann Scott Paton 1814-1878'
and to 'Laird Paton 1814-1885'.
Each 56" high, 18" wide.

 

SANCTUARY. EAST WALL
UNDER BALCONY


WINDOWS 21a, 21b, 21c

Peter Haworth R.C.A., C.S.A. Canadian. 1889
Tnree panels inscribed ‘In Memory of / Harriet Phillips Walker
1847-1925 / wife of Henry Birks', depicting Churchmen; St.Columba
A.D. 521-597, St. Augustine Obit-604, John Wycliffe A.D. 1320-1384,
William Tyndale A.D. 1492-1536, Bishop Latimer A.D. 1490-1555 and
John Knox A.D. 1505-1572.
Each panel 56" high, 23" wide.


 

NARTHEX. SOUTH WALL

WINDOWS 22a, 22b, 22c, 22d, 22e, 22f

C.W. Kelsey. Canadian. 1877-1975
A series of six etched coloured glass windows engraved in floral
decoration with views of a garden and inscribed 'To the Glory of God
/ And in loving memory of / John Millen 1843-1919 / Many years an
Elder / of Erskine Church / A lover of Flowers'.
Each panel 58" high, 17 1/4" wide. Last panel signed.

C.W. Kelsey windows

STAIR LANDING WINDOWS

WINDOW 23

C.W. Kelsey Canadian. 1877-1975
'In loving memory of S.L. George Patterson Christie D.F.C., R.A.F.
Oct. 1, 1917 - July 5, 1942. Never, in the field of Human Conflict was
so much owed by so many to so few.' In top portion, 'Royal Air
Force'.
71" high, 20" wide. Arched top.

C.W. Kelsey window

WINDOWS 24, 25, 26

A set of three windows, two at left and one at right of the Christie
Window.
Geometric designs with Arched tops. 71" high, 20" wide.

 

BALCONY. WEST WALL
(L to R)


WINDOW 27

Peter Haworth R.C.A., O.S.A. Canadian. 1889-
Inscribed 'John Henry Birks 1870-1949' and depicting Churchmen Saint
Dunstan and Martin Luther.
60" high, 24" wide. Arched top.

 

WINDOW 28

Peter Haworth R.C.A, O.S.A. Canadian. 1889
Inscribed 'William Massey Birks 1868-1950. Miriam Gifford Birks
1868-1956' and depicting Saint George and Dorcas.
60" high, 24" wide. Arched top.

 

WINDOW 29

Peter Haworth R.C.A., O.S.A. Canadian. 1889
Inscribed 'Gerald Walker Birks 1872-1950' and depicting Churchmen
Saint Paul and John Calvin.
60" high, 24" wide. Arched top.

 

BALCONY, EAST WALL

WINDOWS 30,31,32

A set of four arch-topped windows. 62" high, 24" wide.

 
BALCONY, SOUTH WALL
UPPER and LOWER
Peter Haworth window

WINDOW 33

Peter Haworth R.C.A., O.S.A. Canadian. 1889
A demi-lune sectional area made up of seven circular panels and
seven shaped panels, forming a fan depicting Christ and Angels
surrounded by landscapes and doves of peace.

 

WINDOWS 34a, 34b, 34c, 34d, 34e, 34f

Peter Haworth R.C.A., O.S.A. Canadian. 1889-
A series of six panels inscribed 'His sons give thanks / To God for
him / Henry Birks / 1840-1928 / an upright Man / and kind.
Each 69” high, 19” wide. Arched tops.

 

CHAPEL, WEST WALL (L to R)

WINDOW 35

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
‘Angel Gabriel' - Inscribed ‘In Memory of the Reverend Kenneth MacLeod Munro. 1885-1931'.
70" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 10" high, 24" wide. Arched top.

Angel Gabriel - Tiffany window

CHAPEL, WEST WALL, SET OF 3 WINDOWS

Triple Tiffany stained glass windows

WINDOW 36

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Faith' - Inscribed 'In Memoriam Charles Cassils June 16th,
1841-July 2nd, 1918' (Brother of William Cassils).
69" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 9" high, 24" wide.
Arched top.

Woman holding a book - Tiffany window

WINDOW 37

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Madonna and Child' - Inscribed' In Memoriam Amy Grizel Cassils
1877-1901'.
69" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 9" high, 24" wide.
Arched top. Signed 'Tiffany Studios 1902'.

Madonna and Child - Tiffany window

WINDOW 38

Iiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
‘Christ Blessing the Children’ - Inscribed' Of Such is the Kingdom
of Heaven. The gift of Thomas S. and Susan N. McWilliams, in Memory
of Ten Happy Years'.
69" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 10" high, 24" wide.
Arched top.

Christ blessing a child - Tiffany window

WINDOW 39

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
‘Faith' - Inscribed ‘In Loving Memory of Margaret Ogilvie Hastings
1821-1890'.
70" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 10" high, 24" wide.
Arched top.

 

WINDOW 40

Tiffany Studios. Louis Comfort Tiffany. American. 1848-1933
'Come unto me' – Inscribed 'In Loving Memory of Jean Malloch Greene
1839-1888, wife of George A. Greene'.
69" high, 25" wide. Inscription panel 10" high. 24" wide.
Arched top. Signed 'Tiffany Studios'

 

WINDOW 41 (at Altar)

Unknown Artist. Canadian, 20th Century
Inscribed ' To the Glory of God and in Affectionate Remembrance of
the Reverend Henry Wilkes D. D. and of Susan Maria Walker’
Indistinctly signed.
78" high, 35" wide. Arched top

Christ - window by unknown artist


Compiled by Elizabeth Coffey, 1994


The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Tiffany Collection




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