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"Figures 15'

CC010.002.097 (RS209662)


Photo album titled: "Figures 15." 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 78 olive green pages; 17 of the pages are blank. Album contains 61 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. The order number and year are sometimes shown in the photographs. Carvings are primarily of angels and other Biblical figures. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Christ Church (Mahasset, NY); St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, NY); St. Vincent Ferrer (New York, NY); and Zion Memorial Chapel (New Hamburg, NY). Also included in the album are two loose Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. catalog pages for lectern models M15108 and M15109 which incorporate carvings shown in a photograph on page 77 of album. 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 78 pages and 61 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: 124.15
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)
Other Organizations
St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.)
Descriptive Terms
devotional images (religious works)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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