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CC010.002.163 (RS218580)

Description

Photo album. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 94 olive green pages; seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 96 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of furniture forms manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furniture forms depicted include: side chairs, arm chairs, chaise longues, sofa, benches, stools, dressing tables, bureaus, mirrors, beds, night tables, desks, and chiffonieres. Each photograph is labeled with a cursory description and the number in stock; however, no date of the inventory count is given. The model number is shown on a display in most photographs; order numbers and dates are provided in some cases. No customer names arre noted. 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 94 pages and 96 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 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: 201.89
GUSN
298876
Reference Code
CC010.002.163

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
beds (furniture)
benches (furniture)
chaises longues
chests (case furniture)
chiffoniers (tall chests of drawers)
desks
dressing tables
night tables
side chairs
sofas
somnoes
stools (seating furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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