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"Mantels."

CC010.001.017 (RS239028)

Description

Album of design drawings produced by A. H. Davenport Co. titled: "Mantels." The title is printed on the spine in gold on a red leather label. The company name is printed in black on the front cover; the volume number "17" is also printed in black on the spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 212 pages, some of which are now loose. There are four pages which have seven pencil drawings on trace affixed with glue; the remaining 208 pages are blank. Drawings depict a variety of fireplace mantels produced by the firm. Drawings often contain handwritten information including dimensions, wood type, order numbers, date, customer name and detailer initials. Named customers include: W. Brown; J. G. Cannon; George Eastman (Rochester, NY); and E. D. Godfrey (New York, NY)..

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 album containing 204 pages and 7 design drawings (20 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
20 1/2x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
20 1/2x 15 1/2x 2 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 17
GUSN
302940
Reference Code
CC010.001.017

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Eastman, George, 1854-1932
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Ionic order
Neoclassical
fireplaces
mantels
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)
Places (Buildings)
George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)
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