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"Office Furniture Sets 93"

CC010.002.166 (RS218476)

Description

Photo album titled: "Office Furniture Sets 93." 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 104 olive green pages; 55 of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of office furniture forms manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furniture forms include bookcases, sofa, arm chairs, side chairs, swivel chairs, cabinets, desks, writing tables and other tables. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; one model number is provided.Two customer names are provided: Central Savings Bank (New York, NY) and New York LIfe Insurance Co. (New York, NY). 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
1910-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 104 pages and 49 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 1/2x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 205.93
GUSN
298879
Reference Code
CC010.002.166

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
bookcases
cabinets (case furniture)
desks
side chairs
sofas
swivel chairs
tables (support furniture)
writing tables
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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