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"Miscellaneous Tables: Gate Legs Large/Small, Sewing Tables, Tea Tables, Nest Tables, Telephone Tables, Odd Tables 40E1"

CC010.002.058 (RS223065)


Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Tables: Gate Legs Large/Small, Sewing Tables, Tea Tables, Nest Tables, Telephone Tables, Odd Tables." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and subtitle are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 98 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Four of the pages are blank. Album contains 98 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 are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: S. Agoos; Auburn Memorial City Hall (Auburn, NY); Auburn Memorial Court House (Auburn, NY); Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Edward Bok (Mountain Lake, FL); George F. Booth (Worcester, MA); Martin A. Brown; Earle Perry Charlton (Westport Harbor, MA); Miss F. M. Ferrin (Newton, MA); Mrs. W. A. Hoffman; Hotel Lenox, Mr. Prior (Boston, MA); W. E. Lannefeld (Arlington, MA); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); Henry Miller; Mrs. Richard Milton (Swampscott, MA); W. H. Nichols (Oyster Bay, NY); Parker House Hotel (Boston, MA); Providence Institute of Savings (Providence, RI); F. M. Sackett (Louisville, KY); H. Shreve; Carl H. Skinner Inc.; S. Tailer; Union Trust Co. (Providence, RI); J. H. Wainwright (New York, NY); Whitin Machine Works (Whitinsville, MA); and Marcellus Wild. 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 containing 98 pages and 98 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 78.40E1
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
nesting tables
radio tables
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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