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"Miscellaneous Tables: Large Square, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton, Colonial, Decorated, Miscellaneous, Large Round, Hexagonal Table 40E"

CC010.002.057 (RS225337)

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Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Tables: Large Square, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton, Colonial, Decorated, Miscellaneous, Large Round, Hexagonal Table 40E." Title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 164 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Thirty of the pages are blank. Album contains 141 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of tables 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 have also been provided in some cases. Customer names are noted on some album pages. Named customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Blue Hill National Bank (Milton, MA); Martin A. Brown; Charles Austin Buck (Bethlehem, PA); Cambridge Gas Light Co. (Cambridge, MA); Charles Albert Coffin (Locust Valley, NY); Dalton School (New York, NY); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Fairfield Library (Fairfield, CT); F. H. Gage; Irving Trust Company (New York, NY); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); Kendall & Co. (Boston, MA): Library Bureau (Boston, MA); Manufacturers and Traders National Bank (Buffalo, NY); The Masters School (Dobbs Ferry, NY); Henry Miller; Norwood National Bank (Norwood, MA); N. Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co. (New York, NY); Frank A. Poor; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. S. Ruth (Mountain Lake, FL); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); T. Suffern Tailer; Union of St. John the Baptist in America; Thomas Van Ness; Wheaton College; Edwards Whittaker; and Woonsocket Institute (Woonsocket, RI). 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 164 pages and 141 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 3 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 77.40E
GUSN
295269
Reference Code
CC010.002.057

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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