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"Imported Chairs: Miscellaneous, Winsor, Rockers, Wicker 5"

CC010.002.006 (RS218927)

Description

Photo album titled: "Imported Chairs: Miscellaneous, Winsor, Rockers, Wicker 5." 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 68 dark gray pages. Seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 61 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 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: J. E. Aldred; Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Mrs. D. N. Barney (Farmington, CT); Robert Casson (Newton Centre, MA); Mrs. Henry Endicott; L. W. Kronkite; Henry Miller; Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, NH); T. G. Plant; C. M. Pratt; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); Mrs. H. E. Sargent; F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); and Mrs.E. J. Switzer, Jr. (Amherst, MA). 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 68 pages and 61 photographs (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: 23.5
GUSN
294807
Reference Code
CC010.002.006

Record details

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

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