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"Screens 51"

CC010.002.073 (RS223263)


Photo album titled: "Screens 51." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume nuber are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 62 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Two of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 58 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of fire screens 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: George B. Cluett (Troy, NY); Elton G. Cushman (Taunton, MA); Mrs. Harold Cutler (Boston, MA); Mrs. Phillip Dexter; H. H. Forbes (Worcester, MA); Mrs. Emilie L. Heine (Cincinnati, OH); Mrs. W. F. Sheehan; St. Luke's Convalescent Home (Roxbury, MA); Harry T. Thayer; and Mrs. Wilcock. 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 60 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: 93.51
Reference Code

Record details

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
cheval fire screens
fire screens (furniture)
folding screens
screens (furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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