"Imported Chairs: Arm and Side, Modern, Miscellaneous 4"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294806

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Description

Photo album titled: "Imported Chairs: Arm and Side, Modern, Miscellaneous 4." 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 118 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Twenty-one of the pages are blank. Album contains five loose and 107 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 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: Brewer & Co. (Honolulu, HI); Mrs. Julien de Cordova; Mrs. Emagene Duffie; Mrs. Edward Ginn (Winchester, MA); Ferdinand Frazier Jelke, Eagle's Nest (Newport, RI); Hotel Lenox, Mr. Prior (Boston, MA); M. Hurd (Newton Highlands, MA); Irving Trust Company (New York, NY); Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); N.Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co.; North German Lloyd Steamship Co. (Boston, MA); Mrs. C. M. Pratt; Joseph Samuels (Providence, Ri); and Mrs. Galen Stone (Brookline, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
side chairs
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 22.4

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 118 pages and 111 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.005

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 3/4 (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