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"Bookcases: Book Racks, Book Ends, Book Stands 46"

CC010.002.066 (RS221866)

Description

Photo album titled: "Bookcases: Book Racks, Book Ends, Book Stands 46." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title, subtitle, and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 64 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Six of the pages are blank. Album contains 61 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of bookcases, bookshelves, book stands, and book racks 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 and other numbers have been added by hand in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: E. G. Howls; F. G. Jackson; Alfred Lee Loomis (Tuxedo Park, NY); New England Telephone Company (Boston, MA); W. Y. Peters; W. & J. Sloane; and S. Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC). 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 64 pages and 61 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 1 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 86.46
GUSN
295278
Reference Code
CC010.002.066

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
bookcases
bookends
bookshelves
bookstands
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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