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"Miscellaneous 54"

CC010.002.082 (RS223693)

Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous 54." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 152 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains 142 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of items manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The photographs primarily depict interior woodwork such as doors, paneling, moldings, carvings,and columns. Also present are a crib, a toy house, tables, planters, and benches. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are also provided on some album pages. Named customers include: J. E. Aldred; Chickering and Sons (Boston, MA); Economy Concrete Co.; Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); Nebraska State Capital (Lincoln, NE); New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. (Boston, MA); Noyes Buick Co. (Boston, MA): Rhode Island Hospital; Charles Scribner II, Scribner House (Cornwall, NY); E. F. Searles; Max Shoolman; St. Thomas' Church (New York, NY); and Wellesley College, Guest House (Wellesley, MA). 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 152 pages and 142 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 4 inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 102.54
GUSN
295499
Reference Code
CC010.002.082

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
architectural toys
benches (furniture)
carvings (visual works)
columns (architectural elements)
cribs (children's beds)
doors
moldings (object components)
pedestals
pianos
planters (containers)
sculpture (visual work)
tables (support furniture)
woodwork
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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