"Bishop's Chairs, Etc. 35"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295256

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Description

Photo album titled: "Bishop's Chairs Etc. 35." 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 170 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twelve of the pages are blank. Album contains three loose and 161 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of church seating forms 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 are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Adelbert College (Cleveland, OH); Bethlehem M. E. Church (Cincinnati, OH); Bradford Academy; Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul; Chapel of the Mediator (Philadelphia, PA); Congregational Church (Wollaston, MA); Emanuel Church (Baltimore, MD); W. C. Endicott; Fifth Avenue Baptist Church (New York, NY); First Baptist Church (Hamilton, NY); First M. E. Church; First Parish Church (Wakefield, MA); First Presbyterian Church (Glen Falls, NY); Fourth Presbyterian Church (Chicago, IL); Grace Church (North Attleboro, MA); Hancock Congregational Church; Holy Name Church (Swampscott, MA); Newtonville M. E. Church; Princeton University (Princeton, NJ); Prospect Presbyterian Church (Maplewood, NJ); Sacred Heart Convent (Noroton, CT); St. Alosysius Church (Bowling Green, KY); St. Andrew's Chapel; St. Anne's Church (Brooklyn, PA); St. David's Church (Manayunk, PA); St. James' Church (Greenfield, MA); St. James' Church (New London, CT); St. John's Rectory (Charlestown, MA); St. Lawrence University, Beta Chapter House (Canton, NY); St. Lawrence's Church (Harrisburg, PA); St. Martin's Church (Providence, RI); St. Paul's (Brookline, MA); St. Paul's (Cambridge, MA); St. Paul's (Malden, MA); St. Paul's Cathedral (Pittsburgh, PA); St.Paul's Church (Philadelphia, PA); St. Thomas' Chapel (New York, NY); St. Thomas' Church (New York, NY); Simpson Grace M. E. Church; Skinner Memorial Chapel; Trinity Church (Bridgeport, CT); Trinity Church (Buffalo, NY); Trinity Church (Durham, NC); Trinity Church (Pawtuxet, RI); Trinity Church (Syracuse, NY); and Washington Cathedral (Washington, DC). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
pews
sedilia
benches (furniture)
Christian religious building fixtures
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 64.35

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 170 pages and 164 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.044

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 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