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"Early American Furniture 66"

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Photo album titled: "Early American Furniture 66." 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 82 olive green pages; 28 of the pages are blank. Album contains 54 mounted black-and-white photographs of a variety of early American furniture forms. One photograph is marked as being by Frank Cousins; two others are labeled as being from the Metroplitan Museum of Art. It is assumed that photographs were collected by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co., for use as design resources.

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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 82 pages and 54 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 1 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 178.66
GUSN
296050
Reference Code
CC010.002.144

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)
Other People
Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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