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"Louis XVI Chairs 8"

CC010.002.009 (RS219627)


Photo album titled: "Louis XVI Chairs 8." 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 122 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twenty-four of the pages are blank. Album contains 96 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of chairs in the Louis XVI 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 n some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); E. R. Pierce; E. L. Snider (Brookline, MA); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Also contained in the album are four photographs of French furniture in various museums. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 122 pages and 96 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 26.8
Reference Code

Record details

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

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