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"Louis XVI Tables 42"

CC010.002.060 (RS223098)


Photo album titled: "Louis XVI Tables 42." 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 102 dark gray pages, one of which is now loose. Fifteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 68 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of tables inspired by the French Louis XVI style that were 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: Chandler and Company; G. E. Heath; and Charles L. Pierson. Also included in the album are ten photographs of Louis XVI furniture from French museums and other sites that served as references. 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 102 pages and 78 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: 80.42
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
Louis XVI
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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