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Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Little-Known Forays Into Judaica

by Evie Kahn in Atlas Obscura

Published on Nov 8, 2017

A look at the artistic accomplishments of Louis Comfort Tiffany in religious settings, including the Shearith Israel sanctuary and its stunning stained glass windows.

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

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Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

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