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"Imported Chairs: Side Chairs, Chippendale, Heppelwhite, Adam, Sheraton 2"

CC010.002.002 (RS219004)

Description

Photo album titled: "Imported Chairs: Side Chairs, Chippendale Heppelwhite Adam Sheraton 2." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 34 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 34 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of chairs manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The styles of the chairs (including both side and arm chairs) are described by the compiler of the album as including: Chippendale, Heppelwhite [sic], Adam, and Sheraton. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Berkshire County Savings Bank (Pittsfield, MA); Girls Latin School; T. J. Johnson (Magnolia, MA); Frederick S. Peck; F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 34 pages and 29 photos (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 19.2
GUSN
293759
Reference Code
CC010.002.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
Adam Style
Chippendale
Hepplewhite
Sheraton
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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