"Miscellaneous Sofas: Day Beds, Chaise Longes 15A"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294823

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Sofas: Day Beds, Chaise Longes 15A." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; subtitle is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 82 dark gray pages, most of which are now loose. Five of the pages are blank. Album contains 81 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of daybeds and chaise longes 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 provided in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: J. Ackerman; Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); D. E. Burbank (Springfield, MA); Mrs. S. C. Davis (St. Louis, MO); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); H. T. Wayward (Franklin, MA); John Sprunt Hill (New York, NY); A. H. Lockett (New York, NY); Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); W. M. Parker (New Hampshire); Mrs. C. M. Pratt; T. R. Rice (Brookline, MA); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); Mrs. E. J. Switzer, Jr. (Amherst, MA); V. Topalian (Boston, MA); J. H. Wainwright (New York, NY); and Mrs. Osborne White. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

couches (reclining furniture)
daybeds
chaises longues
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 38.15

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 82 pages and 81 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

CC010.002.020

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

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