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"Mantels: Louis XIII - XIV - XV & Empire 52C"

CC010.002.076 (RS223388)

Description

Photo album titled: "Mantels: Louis XIII - XIV - XV & Empire 52C." 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 78 dark gray pages, 39 of which are blank. Album contains 39 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs depict fireplace mantels located in a variety of French royal palaces and other buildings. All but two are labeled with the location. Thirteen have handwritten numbers on the photograph. Buildings named include: Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal, Chateau Fontainbleau, Le Grand Trianon, Le Louvre, Musee Carnavalet, and Versailles. Mantels depicted are not the work of A. H. Davenport, Irving and Casson , or Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport. It is assumed that the album was used as a design reference.

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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 78 pages and 39 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 96.52C
GUSN
295493
Reference Code
CC010.002.076

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
fireplaces
mantels
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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