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"Cabinets 45"

CC010.002.065 (RS222255)


Photo album titled: "Cabinets 45." 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 166 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 164 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of cabinets and chests 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 present in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: John W. Alden (West Newton, MA): Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Mrs. George Belcher; Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Thomas S. Bradlee (Boston, MA); E. P. Charlton; Paul Clark (Brookline, MA); Columbia Grapaphone (New York, NY); Mrs. Cooper; Direct Control Valve Co. (New York, NY); Employers' Liability Assurance Co. (Boston, MA); R. Engstrom (Lexington, MA); International Nickel Co., Inc. (New York, NY); Jesuit Novitiate (Wernersville, PA); Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); Mrs. C. B. Manning (Manchester, NH); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); William Rollins (Boston, MA); H. E. Sargent; Henry Davis Sleeper (Boston, MA): Charles L. Smith; Mrs. P. W. Sprague; Mrs. M. H. Stephens; E. F. Tomlinson (Boston, MA): Trans-Lux Daylight Picture Screen Corp. (New York, NY); Tuttle & Bailey Mfg. Co. (New York, NY); Mrs. Wainwright (New York, NY); Worcester Country Club (Worcester, MA); and 1st Church of Christ Scientist. 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 166 pages and 164 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 4 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 85.45
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
cabinets (case furniture)
cabinets of drawers
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
china cabinets
music cabinets
secretaries (furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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