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"Chests 55"

CC010.002.084 (RS223664)


Photo album titled: "Chests 55." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 68 dark gray pages, most of which are now loose. Three of the pages are blank. Album contains 65 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of chests 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 provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Edward Bok (Mountain Lake, FL); Edward Welsh Clucas; W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Henry Hornblower (Boston, MA); C. B. Manning (Manchester, NH); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA): and R. L. Warner (Concord, 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 68 pages and 65 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 3/4x 12 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 104.55
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
chests (case furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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