"Imported Chairs: Side Chairs, Chippendale, Heppelwhite, Adam, Sheraton 2"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-293759

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Description

Photo album titled: "Imported Chairs: Side Chairs, Chippendale Heppelwhite Adam Sheraton 2." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 34 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 34 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of chairs manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The styles of the chairs (including both side and arm chairs) are described by the compiler of the album as including: Chippendale, Heppelwhite [sic], Adam, and Sheraton. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Berkshire County Savings Bank (Pittsfield, MA); Girls Latin School; T. J. Johnson (Magnolia, MA); Frederick S. Peck; F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
side chairs
Chippendale
Hepplewhite
Adam Style
Sheraton
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 19.2

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 34 pages and 29 photos (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.002

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File