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"Mantels 52D"

CC010.002.077 (RS223983)

Description

Photo album titled: "Mantels 52D." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 108 dark gray pages, many of which are now loose. Four of the pages are blank. Album contains 105 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of fireplace mantels 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. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Amherst Agriculltural College (Amherst, MA); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); W. L. Mellon (Pittsburgh, PA); Scribner's (New York, NY); and Unitarian Church (Winchester, 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
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 108 pages and 105 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 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: 97.52D
GUSN
295494
Reference Code
CC010.002.077

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
fireplace components
fireplaces
mantles (outerwear)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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