"Miscellaneous 54"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295499

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous 54." Title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 152 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains 142 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of items manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The photographs primarily depict interior woodwork such as doors, paneling, moldings, carvings,and columns. Also present are a crib, a toy house, tables, planters, and benches. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are also provided on some album pages. Named customers include: J. E. Aldred; Chickering and Sons (Boston, MA); Economy Concrete Co.; Ernest Whitworth Marland (Ponca City, OK); Nebraska State Capital (Lincoln, NE); New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. (Boston, MA); Noyes Buick Co. (Boston, MA): Rhode Island Hospital; Charles Scribner II, Scribner House (Cornwall, NY); E. F. Searles; Max Shoolman; St. Thomas' Church (New York, NY); and Wellesley College, Guest House (Wellesley, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

woodwork
moldings (object components)
columns (architectural elements)
doors
planters (containers)
carvings (visual works)
pedestals
pianos
cribs (children's beds)
tables (support furniture)
architectural toys
sculpture (visual work)
benches (furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 102.54

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 152 pages and 142 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.082

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 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