"Mantels 52D"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295494

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Description

Photo album titled: "Mantels 52D." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 108 dark gray pages, many of which are now loose. Four of the pages are blank. Album contains 105 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of fireplace mantels 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. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Amherst Agriculltural College (Amherst, MA); Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); W. L. Mellon (Pittsburgh, PA); Scribner's (New York, NY); and Unitarian Church (Winchester, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireplace components
fireplaces
mantles (outerwear)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 97.52D

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 108 pages and 105 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.077

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