"Settees: Sofas, Italian, Elizabeth, Jacobean, W & M, Queen Anne, Georgian 49"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295473

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Description

Photo album titled: "Settees: Sofas, Italian, Elizabeth, Jacobean, W & M, Queen Anne, Georgian 49." 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 104 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twenty-eight of the pages are blank. Album contains one loose and 77 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of settees and sofas 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 present in some cases. Customer names are also handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Blue Hill National Bank (Milton, MA); H. G. Bradlee (Brookline, MA); Brown University, Pembroke College (Providence, RI); Cornell University (Ithaca, NY); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); G. C. Lee; Legislative Building (Olympia, WA); Mrs. W. G. McCabe (Charleston, SC); Mrs. Richard Milton (Swampscott, MA); North Chicago Hebrew Congregation, Temple Shalom (Chicago, IL); J. B. Potter; Mrs. H. D. Sheldon; Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA); Tifft Brothers (Springfield, MA); Samuel Clay Williams (Winston-Salem, NC); and Woburn Cooperative Bank (Woburn, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
sofas
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 90.49

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 104 pages and 28 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.070

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 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