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CC010.006.008 (RS225654)


Photo album. Album is unbound and covers are separated. Album covers have a fabric covering with leather corners. Album has 100 loose pages; fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 93 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of objects manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Items depicted include: chairs, tables, interior woodwork and panelling, newspaper racks, radiator covers, and phonograph cabinets. Church furnishings are also shown and include: sculptures, altars, fonts, and pulpits. A World War I memorial is shown as well as a wall mural displaying the history of transportation. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; customer names, customer locations, and model numbers are also present in some cases. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Named customers include: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Nicholas Brady (Roslyn, NY); Church of the Intercession; Edward Welsh Clucas; Mrs. Samuel Colt (Hartford, CT); Elton G. Cushman (Taunton, MA); Mrs. I. Dimond; First Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, PA); R. F. Fryer (Buffalo, NY); Harvard University / Widener Library (Cambridge, MA); George W. Harvey; Noyes Buick Co. (Boston, MA); St. Aidan's Church (Brookline, MA); St. Bartholemew's Church (New York, NY); St. Catherine's Church (Norwood, MA); St. Luke's Catherdral (Portland, ME); St. Thomas Parish Church; F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY); and the Worcester Country Club (Worcester, MA).

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 100 pages and 93 photographs (14 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)
14 5/8x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
14 5/8x 10 1/2x 2 1/4(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Reference Code

Record details

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
Christian religious building fixtures
altars (religious building fixtures)
bas-reliefs (sculpture)
cabinets (case furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
high chests of drawers
holy water stoups
hymn boards
radiator enclosures
record players
reredoses (screens)
side chairs
sideboards (furniture)
tables (support furniture)
war memorials
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
No number was assigned by The Strong Museum.

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