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Scrapbook -- "French Furniture"

Description

Scrapbook titled "French Furniture." Scrapbook has dark brown covering with brown leather spine and corners. Title and "749/F14" are printed on spine. Scrapbook contains 116 pages, 50 of which are blank. A bookplate on inside front states "Please Return to / Library / Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co." Front and back covers are detached from album. The photographs in this album document French furniture. The photographs display a wide range of furnishings including chairs, tapestries, mirrors, couches, fireplaces, mantels, lanterns, chandeliers, candelabras, desks, and cabinets. While there is no table of contents, locations identified include: Grand Trianon (Versailles); Hôtel de la Marine (also known as the Hôtel du Garde-Meuble); Le Louvre (Paris); Palais de Fontainebleau (Fontainebleau); and Petit Trianon (Versailles).

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 scrapbook (13 3/4 x 14 x 2 inches)
Dimensions
13 3/4x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
13 3/4x 14x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 245.2
GUSN
308557
Reference Code
CC010.004.008

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
French
furniture
interior design
Material Type
scrapbooks

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