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"Church Furniture Sets 4"

CC010.002.089 (RS212367)

Description

Photo album titled: "Church Furniture Sets 4." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 70 olive green pages; 35 of the pages are blank. Album contains 35 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of church furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furnishing types included are pews, lecterns, communion rails, sedilia, pedestals, altars, kneelers and communion tables. Furnishings are grouped by church.The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Choate School Chapel (Wallingford, CT); Christ Church (New York, NY): Depew Memorial Chapel (Pawling, NY): Grace Church (North Attleboro, MA); Grace M. E. Church (Greensboro, NC); Middlesex School Memorial Chapel (Concord, MA); Prospect Presbyterian Church (Maplewood, NJ); South Congregational Church (Kennebunkport, ME); and United Congregational Church (Bridgeport, CT). 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 70 pages and 35 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 2 1/8(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 113.4
GUSN
295521
Reference Code
CC010.002.089

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
Christian religious building fixtures
altar rails
altars (religious building fixtures)
communion rails
communion tables
lecterns
pews
pulpits
reredoses (screens)
sedilia
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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