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"Louis XV Chairs 7"

CC010.002.008 (RS219124)

Description

Photo album titled: "Louis XV Chairs 7." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 114 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Fourty-four of the pages are blank. Album contains 70 mounted black-and-white photographs, thirty-seven of which are of French furniture. The remaining thirty-three photographs are of a variety of arm chairs and side chairs in the Louis XV style 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. Two customer names are noted on album pages: F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA) and Mrs. E. J. Switzer (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 114 pages and 70 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 3(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 25.7
GUSN
294811
Reference Code
CC010.002.008

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
Louis XV
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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