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"Check Desk in Public Space"

CC011.001.001.002.002.006 (RS209347)

Description

Design drawing with three views titled "Check Desk in Public Space," depicting a check-out desk for use in a library. End view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; front and top views are in pencil only. Rectangular desk has a glass top over the wooden surface. Glass top has a low glass middle partition with two inkwells and daily calendars built in on each side of the divider. Two solid plank supports are at each end of the desk with the front and back edges carved with acanthus leaves and bellflower motifs. Side of support has a large recessed panel. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303791
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.002.006

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
desks
libraries (rooms)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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