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"Choir and Communion Rails 24"

CC010.002.106 (RS211378)


Photo album titled: "Choir and Communion Rails 24." 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 44 olive green pages; six of the pages are blank. Album contains 38 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of altar, choir and communion rails 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. Customer names are handwritten on two album pages. Named customers are: St. Andrew's Church (Yonkers, NY) and St. Thomas Chapel (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of phtographs 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 44 pages and 38 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches)
11x 15 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15x 1 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 133.24
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
altar rails
choirs (church spaces)
communion rails
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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