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"Ecclesiastical Figures 39"

CC010.002.050 (RS225076)

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Photo album titled: "Ecclesiastical Figures 39." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 102 dark gray pages, many of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 102 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety ecclesiastical figures for churches manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of objects include crucifixes, statues, and stations of the cross.The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Mrs. Nicholas Brady (Roslyn, NY); Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Christ Chruch (Lenox, MA); Church of the Advent (Boston, MA); Church of the Blessed Sacrament; Church of the Good Shepherd; Church of the Holy Communion (South Orange, NJ); Church of the Intercession; First Presbyterian Church (Glen Falls, NY); Princeton University (Princeton, NJ); St. Aidan's Church (Brookline, MA); St. Catherine's (Norwood, MA); St. John's of Lattington (Locust Valley, NY); St Luke's Chapel, Trinity Parish (New York, NY); St. Margaret's Chapel (Boston, MA); St. Mark's Church; St. Mary's Cathedral (Fall River, MA); St. Mary's Convent (Fall River, MA); St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, NY); St. Paul's Church; St. Stephen's Church (Sewickley, PA); St. Thomas Chapel, NY); St. Vincent Ferrer (New York, NY); Trinity Church (Buffalo, NY); Trnity Church (New York, NY); and Trinity Church, Dix Memorial Chapel (New York, 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
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 102 pages and 104 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum mumber: 70.39
GUSN
295262
Reference Code
CC010.002.050

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
Christian religious building fixtures
Stations of the Cross
crucifixes
devotional images (religious works)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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