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Scrapbook -- Chairs

Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelet. The number "1" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from periodicals and catalogs which document a variety of chair designs. According to the table of contents, the album includes the following styles: Egyptian, lacquered, English Gothic, Restoration, Charles II, Jacobean and Charles II, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Adam, caned and pointed, Phyfe, Windsor, Italian, French Renaissance, Spanish, Louis XIV, Louis XV, 16th century, Louis XVI, wing, and easy chairs. Reproductions are included as well as period pieces.Many of the clippings overlap one another in a tiled arrangement..

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 scrapbook (16 x 11 1/2 x 1 inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2x 1(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 253.1
GUSN
308566
Reference Code
CC010.004.016

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
easy chairs
side chairs
Material Type
scrapbooks

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