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"Sideboards: Sheraton, Adam, Hepplewhite, Chippendale, Painted and Decorated 27B"

CC010.002.036 (RS221248)

Description

Photo album titled: "Sideboards: Sheraton, Adam, Hepplewhite, Chippendale, Painted and Decorated 27B." Title is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 108 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains 92 black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sideboards and servers 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 in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); D. E. Burbank (Springfield, MA); Mrs. A. E. Davis (Dover, MA); Lockwood de Forest; Employers' Liability Assurance Co. (Boston, MA); and W. H. Marland (Samford, ME). 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 108 pages and 92 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 54.27B
GUSN
295068
Reference Code
CC010.002.036

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
Adam Style
Chippendale
Hepplewhite
Neoclassical
Sheraton
case furniture
servers (sideboards)
sideboards (furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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