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"Stuffed Sofas, Wing Sofas, Sheraton, Empire 47A"

CC010.002.068 (RS222019)


Photo album titled: "Stuffed Sofas, Wing Sofas, Sheraton, Empire 47A." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 62 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Album contains 63 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sofas 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 include: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation (Quincy, MA); Allen & Emery (Boston, MA); H. B. Endicott (Dedham, MA); First Church of Christ Scientist; H. A.. Pitman; Providence Insittute of Savings (Providence, RI); Ritz Carlton Hotel (Boston, MA); Mrs. D. P. Robinson (Chestnut Hill, MA); Rorimer-Brooks Studios Co. (Cleveland, OH); and F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA). 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 62 pages and 63 photographs(14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 1 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 88.47A
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
sofa tables
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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