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"Office Chairs 52"

CC010.002.129 (RS215169)

Description

Photo album titled: "Office Chairs 52." 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 92 olive green pages; sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 76 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs depict a variety of office chairs manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Chair forms include arm chairs, side chairs, and swivel chairs. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also present in some cases. The name of one customer is handwritten on a page (Dillon, Read & Co., New York, NY). 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 92 pages and 76 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15x 1 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 162.52
GUSN
296035
Reference Code
CC010.002.129

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

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