"Bedroom 41"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296024

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Description

Photo album titled "Bedroom 41." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label that is affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 112 olive green pages; twenty of the pages are blank. Album contains 93 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of coordinating bedroom furniture pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of furniture shown include: beds, cabinets, bureaus, chests, chests of drawers, chiffionieres, mirrors, night stands, stools, side chairs, desks, dressing tables and other tables. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. One customer name -- Henry Hornblowerr (Boston, MA) -- is handwritten on a photograph. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
chests (case furniture)
desks
side chairs
stools (seating furniture)
somnoes
night tables
mirrors
dressing tables
chiffoniers (tall chests of drawers)
chests of drawers
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 150.41

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 112 pages and 93 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.118

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 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