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"Miscellaneous Chairs: Paired Arm and Side, Italian, Elizabethan, Jacobean, William and Mary, Queen Anne 12A"

CC010.002.015 (RS219420)


Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Chairs: Paired Arm and Sofa, Itallian, Elizabethan, Jacobean, William and Mary, Queen Anne 12A.." 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 70 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Thirteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 63 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: Italian, Elizabethan, Jacobean, WIlliam and Mary, and Queen Anne.. 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); Boston Consolidated Gas Co. (Boston, MA); Martin A. Brown; W. C. Check; Harry Clegg; E. W. Clucas; H. E. Fales; J. J. Hill; Ellis Hollingsworth; Mrs. Claude Kilpatrick; W. M. Kremer; W. E. Lannefeld (Arlington, MA); Josiah Lassell, 2nd; Earnest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); Milton Academy (Milton, MA); John M. Morrison; Mrs. Reed (Fall River, MA); R. L. Skofield (New York, NY); and Samuel Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC). 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 70 pages and 63 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 32.12A
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
Elizabethan Revival
Italian Renaissance-Baroque styles
Jacobean Revival
Queen Anne Style
William and Mary
chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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