"Louis XVI Chairs 8"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294812

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Description

Photo album titled: "Louis XVI Chairs 8." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 122 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twenty-four of the pages are blank. Album contains 96 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of chairs in the Louis XVI style 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 n some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); E. R. Pierce; E. L. Snider (Brookline, MA); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Also contained in the album are four photographs of French furniture in various museums. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 26.8

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 122 pages and 96 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

CC010.002.009

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