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Scrapbook -- Mirrors, Ceiling Details, Globes

Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. The number "10" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from 19th century and 20th century periodicals, catalogs, and magazines, such as "Arts and Decoration," "House and Garden," "Country Life," and "The American Architect." Pages from an unknown edition of "The Architectural Record" containing an article on "English Architectural Decoration" are inserted between pages 44 and 45. The clippings depict mirrors, frames, ceiling details (painted, wooden, and plaster), and globes from American and European sources.. Items depicted range in date from the 17th to early 20th centuries and are in a wide variety of styles. Names of owner,architect and location are noted on some clippings. No known clients of A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport were noted.

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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 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
16x 11 1/2x 1 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 262.10
GUSN
308576
Reference Code
CC010.004.025

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
ceilings
globes (cartographic spheres)
interior design
mirrors
Material Type
scrapbooks

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