"Imported Chairs: Miscellaneous, Winsor, Rockers, Wicker 5"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294807

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Description

Photo album titled: "Imported Chairs: Miscellaneous, Winsor, Rockers, Wicker 5." 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 68 dark gray pages. Seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 61 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: J. E. Aldred; Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Mrs. D. N. Barney (Farmington, CT); Robert Casson (Newton Centre, MA); Mrs. Henry Endicott; L. W. Kronkite; Henry Miller; Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, NH); T. G. Plant; C. M. Pratt; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); Mrs. H. E. Sargent; F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); and Mrs.E. J. Switzer, Jr. (Amherst, 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
wicker
Windsor chairs
Windsor rocking chairs
rocking chairs
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 23.5

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 68 pages and 61 photographs (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

CC010.002.006

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

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File