Skip to content

Search Collections

"Day-beds and Chaises 57"

CC010.002.133 (RS215341)


Photo album titled: "Day-beds and Chaises 57." 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 66 olive green pages; seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted and two loose black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of day-beds and chaise lounges designed and manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number or model number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. No customer names are included. Two loose items are placed inside the front cover of the album. One is an elevation of a "6 Place Delegates Table" in the Plenary Hall of the United Nations headquarters (New York, NY) by Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co dated January 28, 1964. The other item, marked as received by Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. on January 22, 1964, is a blueprint copy for a "Type A Mtg Plate" produced by the United Nations Telecommunications Services Devision. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album and the United Nations plan are attached to this record.

You can find this within:


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 66 pages and 51 photographs (11 x 15 x 1 1/2 inches)
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 167.57
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
chaises longues
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
New York City (New York state)
Places (Buildings)
United Nations Headquarters (New York, NY)

Browse Collection

Use the links below to browse up and down the collection hierarchy from the current record.