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"Wardrobes, Highboys Etc. 23"

CC010.002.031 (RS221041)

Description

Photo album titled: "Wardrobes, Highboys, Etc. 23." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volumne number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 56 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of wardrobes, highboys, lowboys, and similiar pieces 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 have been provided in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); B. W. Parker; Mrs. Alfred Pillsbury (MInneapolis, MN); and Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI). 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 56 pages and 49 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 49.23
GUSN
294833
Reference Code
CC010.002.031

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
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
chests on frames
high chests of drawers
low chests
wardrobes (case furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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