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CC010.002.169 (RS218864)

Description

Photo album. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Front cover is partially detached. Spine covering is missing. Album has 85 olive green pages; sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains photographs and photomechanical prints depicting furnished interiors of private residences and businesses. Most buildings are unidentified; therefore, it is uncertain if all buildings depicted contain the work of A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Identified residences include those of William Robertson Coe (Oyster Bay, NY) and James N. Hill (Old Westbury, NY). Other named buildings include: Architects Samples Corporation (New York, NY); Brooklyn Edison Office Building (Brooklyn, NY); Ivanhoe Masonic Temple (Kansas City, MO); Masonic Lodge (Greenwich, CT); Noyes Buick Building (Boston, MA); and Charles Scribner's Sons (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

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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 85 pages and 69 images (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: 208.95
GUSN
298902
Reference Code
CC010.002.169

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
interior design
interior views
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs
photomechanical prints

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