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Description

This series consists of three pencil drawings and fourteen watercolor renderings. The design drawings depict a variety of furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of furniture include desks, secretaries, tables, chairs and settles, mirrors, and cabinets. Also present are two interior elevations including one for the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
1 folder containing 14 watercolor renderings and 3 pencil drawings; ca. 1.75 linear feet

Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Series
Custodial History
It is not known when or from whom the seller acquired the items in this series.

Credit Line
Historic New England, Library & Archives Purchase, 2014.
GUSN
314669
Reference Code
CC011.011

Arrangement

The drawings are arranged in order of increasing size so as to minimize the chance of damage. Titles given by the original creators of items are enclosed by quotation marks.

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)
sketches

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