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"Church Chairs 10"

CC010.002.092 (RS209197)


Photo album titled: "Church Chairs 10." 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 80 olive green pages; fifteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 65 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of church seating manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Seating forms include: armchairs, side chairs, chairs with attached kneelers, rectors' chairs, benches and stools. The order number or model number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; others have been added by hand in some cases. One customer name -- Christ Church of Cranbrook, MI -- is handwritten on two pages. 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 80 pages and 65 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15 1/2x 1 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 119.10
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
benches (furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
kneelers (furniture)
side chairs
stools (seating furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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