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"Clothes Poles and Umbrella Stands. Chevals. 43"

CC010.002.061 (RS222101)


Photo album titled: "Clothes Poles and Umbrella Stands, Chevals 43." 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 78 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Six of the pages are blank. Album contains 72 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of clothes poles, umbrella stands, chevals and related objects 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 provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Louie Baer (Winchester, MA); Curtis Publishing Co. (Philadelphia, PA); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); and Starrett Bros. (Providence, RI). 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 78 pages and 72 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 81.43
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
cheval glasses
hat racks
umbrella stands
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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