"Dining Chairs: Paired Arm and Side, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton 10A"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294814

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Description

Photo album titled: "Dining Chairs: Paired Arm and Side, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton 10A." 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 92 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Thirteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 84 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dining chairs manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Five of the photographs, however, may depict furniture manufactured by others. The styles of the chairs (including both side and arm chairs) are described by the compiler of the album as including:Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam and Sheraton. One photograph of a wing chair is also included. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are present in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: D. E. Catlin (St. Louis, MO); Mrs. W. Coolidge; Dawson and Glover: Darragh De Lancey (Waterbury, CT); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Mrs. James M. Faulkner; Mrs. W. B. Garrett; Roger Heald (Worcester, MA); Mrs. Lester Leland; A. R. Meyer (Greenwich, CT); Miss K. Noonan; B. W. Parker; N. S. Pearse; J. B. Potter; F. M. Sackett; F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); Mrs. J. B. Thomas (Boston, MA); Valentine Winters; and William M. Wood, Jr. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 29.10A

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 92 pages and 84 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.012

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 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