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CC010.006.004 (RS225574)

Description

Untitled portfolio. Album has a dark gray fabric covering and dark gray fabric ties. A book plate is glued inside the front cover and reads: "Irving / and / Casson / Custom Furniture, / Interior Finish, / Wood Mantels, / Decorations and / Upholstery. / Church Furniture. / 150 Boylston St. / Boston." Handwritten on the inside front cover is "No. 9."

The portoflio contains fourteen photographs mounted with gray paper mats. The photographs depict a variety of furniture pieces including console tables, a sofa, arm chair, side chair, night tables, bed and a mirror. All pieces are in a French Rococo Style and appear to have been designed as a group. Numbers (which may be order or model numbers) are handwritten on four photographs. One photograph has the following stamped on the back: "Property of / Irving & Casson / to be returned to / 150 Boylston St., Boston, Mass." No other identifying information is found on any of the photographs. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the portfolio are attached to this record.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 portfolio containing 14 loose photographs (14 1/8 x 11 1/8 x 1 1/4)
Dimensions
14 1/8x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
14 1/8x 11 1/8x 1 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 287.4
GUSN
309398
Reference Code
CC010.006.004

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
Rococo Revival
armchairs
beds (furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
console tables
mirrors
night tables
side chairs
sofas
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
portfolios (containers)
portfolios (groups of works)

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