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"Arm Chairs"

CC010.002.123 (RS214552)

Description

Photo album titled: "Arm Chairs." Title was hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; however, spine covering is missing. Labell has been placed inside front cover. Label with volume number is missing. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 94 olive green pages; seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains one loose and 77 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs depict a variety of arm chairs, including Windsor and swivel chairs, 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 present in some cases. No customer names are given. 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 94 pages and 78 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2inches)
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: 155.45
GUSN
296029
Reference Code
CC010.002.123

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
Windsor chairs
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
swivel chairs
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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