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"Bureaus 18A"

CC010.002.025 (RS221001)


Photo album titled: "Bureaus 18A." 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 142 dark gray pages, some of which are now partially loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 142 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of bureaus and chests manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Some bureaus have attached mirrors; a portion of the remaining bureaus are shown with related wall mirrors. 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 include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Edward Bok (Mountain Lake, FL); Paul Clark (Brookline, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Roger Heald (Worcester, MA); Miss and Mrs. J. B. Mahoney (Chestnut Hill, MA); Mr. Prior, Hotel Brunswick (Boston, MA); Mr. Prior, Hotel Lenox (Boston, MA); and F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA). 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 142 pages and 142 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 3(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 43.18A
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
chests (case furniture)
dressers (chests of drawers)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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