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"Day-beds and Chaises 57"

CC010.002.133 (RS215341)

Description

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.

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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 66 pages and 51 photographs (11 x 15 x 1 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 167.57
GUSN
296039
Reference Code
CC010.002.133

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
chaises longues
daybeds
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs
Places
New York City (New York state)
Places (Buildings)
United Nations Headquarters (New York, NY)

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