"Miscellaneous Tables: Small Center, Small Round, Hexagonal Top 40A"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295265

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Tables: Small Center, Small Round, Hexagonal Top 40A" Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 176 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twelve of the pages are blank. Album contains 169 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of small tables 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 also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: S. Agoos; Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Black Point Inn (Scarborough, ME); Blue Hill National Bank (Milton, MA); Congregational Church (West Newton, MA); Mrs. A. E. Davis (Dover, MA); Ed K. Davis (Marstons Mills, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Elks' Club (Cambridge, MA); F. J. Hale; Hotel Lenox, Mr.Prior (Boston, MA); R. E. Macfarlane; Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); Henry Miller; Milton Academy (Milton, MA); S. N. Noonan; N.Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co. (New York, NY); Parlin Memorial Library (Everett, MA); E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. S. Ruth (Moutain Lake, FL); J. Samuels (Providence, RI); H. F. Stimpson (Chestnut Hill, MA); F. H. Stuart (Newton, MA); Samuel Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 73.40A

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 176 pages and 169 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

CC010.002.053

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