"Miscellaneous Tables: Large Square, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton, Colonial, Decorated, Miscellaneous, Large Round, Hexagonal Table 40E"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295269

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Tables: Large Square, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton, Colonial, Decorated, Miscellaneous, Large Round, Hexagonal Table 40E." Title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 164 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Thirty of the pages are blank. Album contains 141 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of 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 have also been provided in some cases. Customer names are noted on some album pages. Named customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Blue Hill National Bank (Milton, MA); Martin A. Brown; Charles Austin Buck (Bethlehem, PA); Cambridge Gas Light Co. (Cambridge, MA); Charles Albert Coffin (Locust Valley, NY); Dalton School (New York, NY); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Fairfield Library (Fairfield, CT); F. H. Gage; Irving Trust Company (New York, NY); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); Kendall & Co. (Boston, MA): Library Bureau (Boston, MA); Manufacturers and Traders National Bank (Buffalo, NY); The Masters School (Dobbs Ferry, NY); Henry Miller; Norwood National Bank (Norwood, MA); N. Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co. (New York, NY); Frank A. Poor; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. S. Ruth (Mountain Lake, FL); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); T. Suffern Tailer; Union of St. John the Baptist in America; Thomas Van Ness; Wheaton College; Edwards Whittaker; and Woonsocket Institute (Woonsocket, RI). 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 77.40E

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 164 pages and 141 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.057

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

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

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File