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"Ecclesiastical Figures 39A"

CC010.002.051 (RS225202)


Photo album titled: "Ecclesiastical Figures 39A." 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 136 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twenty of the pages are blank. Album contains 125 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of 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, plaques, and pew ends.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: All Saints Church by the Sea (Santa Barbara, CA); Church of the Blessed Sacrament; Detroit Cathedral (Detroit, MI); Dix Memorial Chapel, Trinity Church (New York, NY); First Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, PA); Henry M. Congdon & Son; Holy Angels Church; Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, Huntington, NY); Jackson Robertson & Adams (Providence RI); Maginnis and Walsh, Providence Cathedral (Providence, RI); St. Augustine's Church; St. Bartholemew's Church (New York, NY); St. Frances de Sales (Charlestown, MA); St. Gregory's Church (Harrison, NY); St. James Church; St. John's Evangelical Roman Catholic Church (Brooklyn, NY); St. Margaret's Chapel (Boston, MA); St. Mary's Cathedral (Fall River, MA); St. Mary's (Utica, NY); St. Thomas Church (New York, NY): St. Vincent Ferrer (New York, NY); Trinity Chapel (New York, NY); Washington Cathedral (Washington, DC): and Westminster Presbyterian Church (Albany, NY). Also included in the front of the album are three loose pencil sketches -- see records CC010.002.052.001 through CC010.002.052.003. Digital images of a selection of items 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 136 pages and 125 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 3(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 71.39A
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
Christian religious building fixtures
Stations of the Cross
devotional images (religious works)
religious building fixtures
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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