"Toilet Tables 52B"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295480

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Description

Photo album titled: "Toilet Tables 52B." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Previous title has been scratched out on front and spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 66 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Two of the pages are blank. Album contains 64 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of toilet tables, some with mirrors, 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 handwritten on two pages. Named customers are: Mrs. E. Larson (New York) and Mrs. Leigh Liggett (Chestnut Hill, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
mirrors
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 95.52B

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 66 pages and 64 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.075

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 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