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"Sofas 86"

CC010.002.160 (RS218654)

Description

Photo album titled: "Sofas 86." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is hand printed on a rectangular paper label also affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 140 olive green pages; sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 124 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sofas 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. One customer -- Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA) -- is noted on one photograph. 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 140 pages and 124 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 2 3/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 198.86
GUSN
298872
Reference Code
CC010.002.160

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
davenports (sofas)
sofas
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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