"Church Furniture Sets 4"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-295521

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Description

Photo album titled: "Church Furniture Sets 4." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 70 olive green pages; 35 of the pages are blank. Album contains 35 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of church furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furnishing types included are pews, lecterns, communion rails, sedilia, pedestals, altars, kneelers and communion tables. Furnishings are grouped by church.The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Choate School Chapel (Wallingford, CT); Christ Church (New York, NY): Depew Memorial Chapel (Pawling, NY): Grace Church (North Attleboro, MA); Grace M. E. Church (Greensboro, NC); Middlesex School Memorial Chapel (Concord, MA); Prospect Presbyterian Church (Maplewood, NJ); South Congregational Church (Kennebunkport, ME); and United Congregational Church (Bridgeport, CT). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pews
lecterns
communion rails
altar rails
sedilia
pulpits
altars (religious building fixtures)
communion tables
reredoses (screens)
Christian religious building fixtures
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 113.4

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 70 pages and 35 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.089

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/8 (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