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"Louis XV Sofas, Louis XVI Sofas 14"

CC010.002.019 (RS219340)

Description

Photo album titled: "Louis XV Sofas, Louis XVI Sofas 14." 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 68 dark gray pages. Sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 53 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sofas manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The styles of the sofas are described by the compiler of the album as being Louis XV and Louis XVI; however, modern sofa styles are also included. 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: Allen & Emery (Boston, MA); Mrs. G. B. Cooksey (Walpole, NH); Mrs. Karl Kaufman (Peterborough, NH); Manufacturers and Traders National Bank (Buffalo, NY); Marc Eidlitz & Son (New York, NY); N.Y. and Porto Rico Steamship Co.; Mrs. L. Powers; and E. L. Snider (Brookline, 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 53 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 36.14
GUSN
294821
Reference Code
CC010.002.019

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
Louis XV
Louis XVI
sofas
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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