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"Bedroom 37"

CC010.002.114 (RS214020)


Photo album titled: "Bedroom 37." Title is hand printed on a round paper label that was affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label that was affixed to spine. Spine covering has come loose and is inside front cover. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 118 olive green pages; fifteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 104 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of coordinating bedroom furniture pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of furniture shown include: beds, cabinets, bureaus, chests, wardrobes, mirrors, night stands, benches, stools, side chairs, rocking chairs, desks, dressing tables and other tables. All furniture sets shown are painted (usually white) and have painted decorative motifs. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers have been added by hand in some cases. No customer names are noted. 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 118 pages and 104 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 146.37
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
beds (furniture)
benches (furniture)
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
dressing tables
night tables
rocking chairs
side chairs
stools (seating furniture)
wardrobes (case furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums

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