"Church Screens 34"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295255

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Description

Photo album titled: "Church Screens 34." 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 70 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 71 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of church screens manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Also included are other church furnishings including doors, communion rails and bas-relief carvings of Biblical scenes. The order number and year are often shown in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: All Saints Church (CA); Bethlehem M. E. Church (Cincinnati, OH); Mrs. J. C. Brady (Gladstone, NJ); Nicholas Brady (Roslyn, NY); Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Christ Church; Church of the Heavenly Rest (New York, NY); Church of the Intercession; Reformed Church (Huntingdon, PA); St. Bartholemew's Church (New York, NY); St. Catherine's Church (Somerville, MA); St. Mark's Church (Mt. Kisco, NY): St. Mark's Church (New York, NY); St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, NY); St. Paul's (Manchester, NH); St. Paul's Church (Baltimore, MD); St. Thomas' Church (New York, NY); St. Vincent's Church (Los Angeles, CA): Trinity Church (New York, NY); and Westminster Presbyterian Church (Albany, NY). Also included in the album are two photomechanical prints of church exteriors that are not part of the work of A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

altar screens
chancel screens
choir screens
organ screens
rood screens
screens (furniture)
doors
credences (tables)
communion rails
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 63.34

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 70 pages and 71 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

CC010.002.043

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