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"Charging Desk, Reading Room"

CC011.001.001.002.002.007 (RS209356)

Description

Design drawing with three views titled "Charging Desk Reading Room," depicting a desk for use in a library. Front view is rendered in watercolor and pencil; top and rear views are in pencil only. Desk is angled to have five sides and has an overhanging top with molded edge; paneled sides; and a solid base with molded rim. Desk has drawers for supplies and cash; card filing trays with drop front shelf; and shelves. Title, dimensions, design notes and "29386" are handprinted in pencil. Stamped in lower left corner is: "Irving & Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (19 5/8 x 14 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
19 5/8x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303792
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.002.007

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
desks
libraries (rooms)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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