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"Bedroom 41"

CC010.002.118 (RS212852)

Description

Photo album titled "Bedroom 41." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label that is affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 112 olive green pages; twenty of the pages are blank. Album contains 93 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, chests of drawers, chiffionieres, mirrors, night stands, stools, side chairs, desks, dressing tables and other tables. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. One customer name -- Henry Hornblowerr (Boston, MA) -- is handwritten on a photograph. 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 112 pages and 93 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: 150.41
GUSN
296024
Reference Code
CC010.002.118

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
beds (furniture)
chests (case furniture)
chests of drawers
chiffoniers (tall chests of drawers)
desks
dressing tables
mirrors
night tables
side chairs
somnoes
stools (seating furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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