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"Mirrors: Oblong, Round, Oval, Shaving "

CC010.002.063 (RS222465)

Description

Photo album titled: "Mirrors: Oblong, Round, Oval, Shaving." Title is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 96 dark gray pages, all of which are now partially loose. Fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 82 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of mirrors 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: Ed K. Davis (Marstons Mills, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Fishers Island Club (Fishers Island, NY); E. B. Horne; Jesuit Novitiate (Wernersville, PA); A. H. Lockett (New York, NY); Mrs. C. T. Lovering, Jr. (Boston, MA); Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); Henry Miller; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); Thayer McNeil Co. (Wellesley, MA); and Wellesley College, Agora House (Wellesley, MA). 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 96 pages and 84 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 83.44
GUSN
295275
Reference Code
CC010.002.063

Record details

Originator
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
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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