"Mantels: Louis XIII - XIV - XV & Empire 52C"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295493

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Description

Photo album titled: "Mantels: Louis XIII - XIV - XV & Empire 52C." 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 78 dark gray pages, 39 of which are blank. Album contains 39 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs depict fireplace mantels located in a variety of French royal palaces and other buildings. All but two are labeled with the location. Thirteen have handwritten numbers on the photograph. Buildings named include: Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal, Chateau Fontainbleau, Le Grand Trianon, Le Louvre, Musee Carnavalet, and Versailles. Mantels depicted are not the work of A. H. Davenport, Irving and Casson , or Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport. It is assumed that the album was used as a design reference.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
fireplaces
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 96.52C

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 78 pages and 39 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

CC010.002.076

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