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"Pews 36A"

CC010.002.045 (RS220167)


Photo album titled: "Pews 36A." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; subtitle is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 174 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. One page is blank. Album contains 180 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of pews and other church seating 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: Adelbert College (Cleveland, OH); All Saints Church (Whitman, MA); Bishop's House (Detroit, MI); Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Chapel of the Cross (Chapel Hill, NC); Choate School (Wallingford, CT); Christ Church (Cranbrook, MI); Christ Church (Hamilton, MA); Christ Church (New York, NY); Christ Church Chapel (Cincinnati, OH); Church of the Epiphany (Winchester); Church of the Heavenly Rest (New York, NY); Church of the Incarnation (New York, NY); Church of the Messiah; Congregational Church (Wollaston, MA); De Paul Institute (Brookline, PA); Emanuel Church (Baltimore, MD); Epworth Church; Mrs. James Farrell (Gloucester, MA); Fifth Avenue Baptist Church (New York, NY); First Presbyterian Church (Glen Falls, NY); Jesuit Novitiate (Wernersville, PA); Marymount College (Tarrytown, NY); G. B. McCallum; Mortuary Chapel (Montpelier, VT); Newtonville ME Church; Princeton University (Princeton, NJ); Reformed Church (Huntington, PA); Reformed Church of Harlem (New York, NY); Sacred Heart Church (Watertown, MA); St. Agatha's Church (West Philadelphia, PA); St. Andrew's Church (Yonkers, NY); St. Andrew's Convent (Flushing, NY); St. Anne's Church (Readville); St. George's Church; St. James Church (Newark, NJ); St. John's (Newtonville); St. Joseph's Church (Brentwood, NJ); St. Mary's Parish; St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, NY); St. Paul's Church (Brockton, MA); St. Paul's (Chicago, IL); St. Paul's Church (Cambridge, MA); St. Philip's Church (Compton, RI); St. Stephen's (Baltimore, MD); St. Thomas' Church; St. Thomas' Church (Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA); Second Presbyterian Church (Rye, NY); Sewickley Presbyterian Church (Sewickley, PA); Skinner Memorial Chapel; St. Vincent's Church (Los Angeles, CA); South Church (New York, NY); Trinity Church (Bridgeport, CT); Trinity Church (New York, NY); Trinity Church (Newton Centre, MA); Trinity Church (Pawtuxet, RI); West Point Chapel (West Point, NY); and Westminster Presbyterian Church (Albany, NY). 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 with 174 pages and 180 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 3 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 65.36A
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
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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