"Dressing Tables 19"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295250

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Description

Photo album titled: "Dressing Tables 19." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 118 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Three of the pages are blank. Album contains 119 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dressing tables manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Also included are photographs of mirrors, bureaus, benches and stools. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers hare provided in some cases. Customer names are noted on some album pages. Named customers are: Mrs. R. L. Agassiz; Chandler; Florence Pooler (Skoweghan, ME); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. M. Sedgwick (Cambridge, MA); and F. H. Stuart (Newton Centre, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
chests of drawers
mirrors
stools (seating furniture)
benches (furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 45.19

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 118 pages and 119 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.027

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 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