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"Miscellaneous Furniture 74"

CC010.002.162 (RS218590)

Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Furniture 74." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is handprinted on a rectangular paper label that is also affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 138 olive green pages; 36 of the pages are blank. Album contains 102 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of miscellaneous pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Photographed pieces include: footstools, coat racks, hat racks, tables, floor lamps, other lamps, clothes poles, umbrella stands, waste baskets, bookshelves, globes, bookends, step stools, pedestals, and small boxes.The order number or model number and year are often shown in the photographs. One customer name -- Irving Trust Company (New York, NY) -- is noted on several pages. 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 138 pages and 102 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 3 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 3(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 200.88
GUSN
298875
Reference Code
CC010.002.162

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
bookends
bookshelves
boxes (containers)
candelabras (candleholders)
coatracks
floor lamps
footstools (stools)
globes (cartographic spheres)
hat stands
lamps (lighting devices)
pedestals
radio tables
step stools
table lamps
tables (support furniture)
torchères (stands)
trash cans
umbrella stands
wastebaskets
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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