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"Stations 28"

CC010.002.109 (RS211609)

Description

Photo album titled: "Stations 28." 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 102 olive green pages; eight of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 140 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of bas-relief carvings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Carvings are of devotional images including the fourteen Stations of the Cross, the miracles of Christ, and the Nativity. The majority of the carvings are of the Stations of the Cross; some photographs depict clay studies for the individual stations. The order number and year are sometimes shown in the photographs; model numbers are also present in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Mrs. James Cox Brady (Gladstone, NJ); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY); and St. Vincent's Church (San Francisco, CA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record. Also included in the album is one pencil sketch of two chairs, one with a kneeler (CC010.002.109.001).

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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 102 pages and 142 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 137.28
GUSN
296015
Reference Code
CC010.002.109

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
Stations of the Cross
bas-reliefs (sculpture)
devotional images (religious works)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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