"Miscellaneous: Radiator Covers, Standards, Phonograph Cabinets 15B"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294824

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous: Radiator Covers, Standards, Phonograph Cabinets 15B." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Previous title on spine has been scratched through. Album has a beige fabric covering and 68 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Eight of the pages are blank. Album contains 60 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of miscellaneous items manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Items include store display fixtures, knife boxes, tables, pedestals, radiator covers, telephone cabinets, doors, phonograph cabinets, atlas stands, and sconces. Some items could not be identified. 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: Hotel Buckminster (Boston, MA); Mrs. Charles Hubbard; Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); Carl Kaufman (Boston, MA); J. H. Wainwright (New York, NY); William Whitman (Brookline, MA); and Wonalancet Co. (Nashua, NH). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage and display furniture
pedestals
tables (support furniture)
cabinets (case furniture)
telephone tables
knife cases
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 39.15B

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 68 pages and 60 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.021

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 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