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CC010.002.093 (RS210061)


Photo album lacking title and volume number. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Covering has been lost on spine. Album has 80 olive green pages; eight of the pages are blank. Album contains 76 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. Most photographs are of carved details of larger pieces, although there are some complete pieces such as communion rails and doors.The order number and year are sometimes shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Customers included are: Alpha Delta Phi Lodge Room; Christ Church (Cranbrook, MI); Church of Holy Communion (Jersey City, NJ); Church of the Heavenly Rest (New York, NY): Church of the Messiah (Rhinebeck, NY); Grace Church (New York, NY); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY); Park Avenue M. E. Church (New York, NY): Reformed Church of Bronxville (New York, NY): St. John of Lattington (Locust Valley, NY): St. John's Church; St. Luke's Cathedral; St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, NY); St. Paul's Church (Baltimore, MD); Trinity Lutheran Church (Schenectady, NY); University of Chicago (Chicago, IL); Westminster Presbyterian Church (Albany, NY). 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 76 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: 120.11
Reference Code

Record details

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Other Organizations
St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.)
Descriptive Terms
Christian religious building fixtures
altar rails
carvings (visual works)
communion rails
misericords (choir stall components)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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