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CC010.009.001 (RS229400)

Description

Box containing 66 loose images, including unmounted and mounted drawings on trace, photographs, and photomechanical prints as well as blueprints. Most drawings are rendered in pencil; several are rendered in colored pencil or watercolor. All designs reflect furnishings made by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or therir successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The vast majority of the images are of altar rails and church fonts; however, a folding screen, sideboard, desk, andiron and stanchion are also shown. Many images contain handwritten notes showing customer name and location, order number and date, and model number. Named customers include: Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (Newark, NJ); Christ Church (Brooklyn, MA); Church of the Ascension (New York, NY); Employers' Liability Assurance Co. (Boston, MA)); St. James Church (New London, CT); St. Thomas Chapel (New York, NY); and William H. Jackson Company (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of items from the box 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
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
I box containing 66 images
Dimensions
12 3/4x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 16x 2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
File
GUSN
310272
Reference Code
CC010.009.001

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Possibly Irving & Casson
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.
Descriptive Terms
altar rails
andirons
baptismal fonts
desks
folding screens
holy water stoups
sideboards (furniture)
stanchions
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
blueprints (reprographic copies)
design drawings
photographs
photomechanical prints
renderings (drawings)
sketches
Notes
No number was assigned by The Strong Museum.

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