"Bookcases: Book Racks, Book Ends, Book Stands 46"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295278

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Description

Photo album titled: "Bookcases: Book Racks, Book Ends, Book Stands 46." 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 64 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Six of the pages are blank. Album contains 61 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of bookcases, bookshelves, book stands, and book racks 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 and other numbers have been added by hand in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: E. G. Howls; F. G. Jackson; Alfred Lee Loomis (Tuxedo Park, NY); New England Telephone Company (Boston, MA); W. Y. Peters; W. & J. Sloane; and S. Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookcases
bookshelves
bookends
bookstands
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 86.46

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 64 pages and 61 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

CC010.002.066

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