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"Dressing Tables 19"

CC010.002.027 (RS220648)


Photo album titled: "Dressing Tables 19." 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 118 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Three of the pages are blank. Album contains 119 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dressing tables manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Also included are photographs of mirrors, bureaus, benches and stools. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers hare provided in some cases. Customer names are noted on some album pages. Named customers are: Mrs. R. L. Agassiz; Chandler; Florence Pooler (Skoweghan, ME); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. M. Sedgwick (Cambridge, MA); and F. H. Stuart (Newton Centre, 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 118 pages and 119 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 45.19
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
benches (furniture)
chests of drawers
dressing tables
stools (seating furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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