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Photograph Album -- "Small Tables 38"

CC011.009.002 (RS240370)


Photo album titled "Small Tables 78." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads; one brad is missing. Album has 104 olive green pages; 31 of the pages are blank. Album contains 73 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of small tables manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Order number and year are displayed in some photographs. No customer names are noted; however, some clients were identified by cross referencing order numbers and years to other items in the collection where the customer name is known. Identified customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); George F. Booth (Worcester, MA); Charles Austin Buck (Bethlehem, MA): Nelllie P. Carter (Boston, MA); M. J. Curran; Mrs. A. E. Davis (Dover, MA); Elks Club (Cambridge, MA); F. G. Jackson; Library Bureau (Boston, MA); Henry Miller; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. M. Sackett (Louisville, KY); F. H. Stuart (Newton Centre, MA); and Ernest Marland Whitworth (Ponca City, OK).

This album is related to a series of photograph albums in CC010. There was no volume 78 in that sequence; however, The Strong Museum (the former owner of the albums in CC010) assigned the number 78 to a volume lacking its number. This album is the true volume 78 per the arrangement of the compilers of the albums.

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
1880-1973, undated
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 photo album containing 104 pages and 73 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)
11x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
11x 15 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
card tables
occasional tables
pedestal tables
reading tables
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
photomechanical prints

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