"Benches and Stools"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296028

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Description

Photo album titled: "Benches and Stools." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine. A portion of the label is missing as is part of the spine's covering. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 124 olive green pages; 25 of the pages are blank. Album contains 100 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of benches, stools and foot rests 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; model numbers have been added by hand in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on two album pages. The names of two customers are also shown: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA) and 107th Regiment, Company B. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
stools (seating furniture)
footrests
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 154.44

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 124 pages and 100 photographs (11 x 15 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

CC010.002.122

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 (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