"Stuffed Over Furniture: Chairs, All Over, Wing, Easy Chairs 13"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294820

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Description

Photo album titled: "Stuffed Over Furniture: Chairs, All Over, Wing, Easy Chairs 13." 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 158 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Three of the pages are blank. Album contains 164 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of upholstered arm and side 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 include: Alley & Emery (Boston, MA); Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Mrs. Emmons Blake; George F. Booth (Worcester, MA); L. R. G. Crandon (Boston, MA); Richard T. Crane (Ipswich, MA); Mrs. Cutler, Phillips Beach (Swampscott, MA); Dartmouth College, Chi Phi House (Hanover, NH); Charles E. Davis (Wenham, MA); Ed K. Davis (Marstons Mills, MA); Alfred Douglass (Brookline, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Mrs. R. Engstrom (Lexington, MA); Paul Fitzpatrick; Hotel Continental (Cambridge, MA); Marc Eidlitz & Son (New York, NY); Mountain Lake Corp. (Mountain Lake, FL); N.Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co.; W. H. Nichols (Oyster Bay, NY); North German Lloyd Steamship Co. (Boston, MA); W. G. Perry (Northampton, MA); Mrs. C. C. Odlin (Exeter, NH); John S. Pillsbury; Plaza Hotel (New York, NY); Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Boston, MA); F. S. Ruth (Mountain Lake, FL); Henry Davis Sleeper (Boston, MA); Paul Starrett (New York, NY): Mrs. Galen L. Stone (Brookline, MA); F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); H. N. Sweet (Wellesley, MA); Mrs. E. J. Switzer, Jr. (Amherst, MA); J. H. Wainwright (New York, NY); Samuel Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC); Mrs. H. F. Winslow (Boston, MA); and Mrs. Kenneth Wood (Providence, RI). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 35.13

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 158 pages and 164 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.018

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 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