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"Altars, Reredoses 38A"

CC010.002.049 (RS225095)

Description

Photo album titled: "Altars -- Reredoses 38A." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. A former title has been scratched out on cover and spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 54 dark gray pages, most of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 50 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of altars and reredoses 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. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Church (Santa Barbara, CA): All Saints Church (Braintree, MA); J. C. Brady (Gladstone, NJ); Church of the Ascension (Pittsburgh, PA); Church of the Incarnation (Lynn, MA); Church of the Mediator (Kingsbridge, NY); Church of the Messiah (Auburndale, MA); Covenant of the Sacred Heart (Noroton, CT); De Paul Insittute (Brooklyn, PA); Mrs. James C. Farrell (Gloucester, MA); Forbes Memorial Chapel (New Haven, CT); Grace Church (Salem, MA); Holy Cross Monastery (West Park, NY); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY): Novitiate of the Helpers of the Holy Souls (Chappaqua, NY); Reformed Church (Huntingdon, PA); Riverside Church (New York, NY); Second Presbyterian Church (New York, NY); St. Andrew's Church (Hyannisport, MA); St. Francis Church; St. John's Church (Winthrop, MA); St. Luke's Church (East Hampton, NY); St. Mark's Church (Mt. Kisco, NY); St. Martin's Church (Providence, RI); St. Mary's Chapel (Staten Island, NY); St. Michael's Church (Bristol, RI): St. Michael's Church (Union City, NJ); St. Paul's Church (Brooklyn, NY); Trinity Church (Canton, MA); Trinity Church (Princeton, NJ); Trinity Church (Portland, ME); and Waterhouse and Price (Spokane, WA). 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 54 pages and 50 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 69.38A
GUSN
295261
Reference Code
CC010.002.049

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
altars (religious building fixtures)
reredoses (screens)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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