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"Figures 14"

CC010.002.096 (RS209731)


Photo album titled: "Figures 14." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is hand printed on the spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Part of covering on spine is detached; remnants are inside front cover. Album has 104 olive green pages; 26 of the pages are blank. Album contains seven loose and 78 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of carvings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co, Irving and Casson and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Carvings are primarily of Biblical figures and Christian saints; some are clay models while others are finished wood sculptures. The order number and year are sometimes shown in the photographs. No customer names are noted on mounted photographs; however, one loose photograph has a handwrtten customer name of St. John the Evangelist Church (Attleboro, 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 104 pages and 85 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 inches)
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 123.14
Reference Code

Record details

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Designer)
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
devotional images (religious works)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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