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"Pews 21"

CC010.002.103 (RS211451)

Description

Photo album titled: "Pews 21." 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 56 olive green pages; 19 of the pages are blank. Album contains 37 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of pews 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 often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Reformed Church of Harlem (New York, NY); St. Michael's Convent (Union City, NJ); Seaman's Institute (New York, (NY); and West Point Military Academy (West Point, NY). 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 56 pages and 37 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 130.21
GUSN
296008
Reference Code
CC010.002.103

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
pews
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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