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Duplicate Photographs

CC010.006.002 (RS225570)

Description

Photo album. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 28 olive green pages; eleven of the pages are blank. Album contains seventeen mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of furniture pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furniture forms depicted include lowboys, desks, sofas, side and arm chairs, a table and a chaise longue. Also included is a large photograph of a room interior, possibly a Masonic or other lodge room. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also present in some cases. No customer names are noted. Several pages have the handwritten notation "Duplicate" or "Dup." Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 28 pages and 17 photographs (11 x 15 x 1 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
11x 15x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 285.2
GUSN
309315
Reference Code
CC010.006.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
armchairs
chairs (furniture forms)
chaises longues
desks
low chests
masonic buildings
side chairs
sofas
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photographs

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