"Wardrobes, Highboys Etc. 23"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294833

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Description

Photo album titled: "Wardrobes, Highboys, Etc. 23." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volumne number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 56 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of wardrobes, highboys, lowboys, and similiar pieces 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 have been provided in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); B. W. Parker; Mrs. Alfred Pillsbury (MInneapolis, MN); and Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wardrobes (case furniture)
case furniture
chests (case furniture)
chests on frames
high chests of drawers
low chests
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 49.23

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 56 pages and 49 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.031

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 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