"Sideboards: Italian, Elizabethan, Jacobean, William & Mary, Queen Anne, Empire, Miscellaneous 27A"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294838

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Description

Photo album titled: "Sideboards: Italian, Elizabethan, Jacobean, William & Mary, Queen Anne, Empire, Miscellaneous 27A." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; subtitle is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 108 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Six of the pages are blank. Album contains 103 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sideboards and servers 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 handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Black Point Inn (Scarborough, ME); Earle Perry Charlton (Westport Harbor, MA); Elton G. Cushman (Taunton, MA); Ed K. Davis (Marstons Mills, MA); J. W. Hayden (Boston, MA); W. E. Lannefield (Arlington, MA); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); W. M. Marston (Newton, MA); Mrs. A. H. Morse; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. S. Ruth (Mountain Lake, FL); E. F. Tomlinson (Boston, MA); Mrs. J. T. Wainwright (New York, NY); William M. Wood, Jr.; F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY); and the 107th Regiment Armory (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

case furniture
sideboards (furniture)
servers (sideboards)
Elizabethan Revival
Jacobean Revival
William and Mary
Queen Anne Style
Empire (style)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 53.27A

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 108 pages and 103 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.035

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 5/8 (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