"Side and Arm Chairs 50"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296033

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Description

Photo album titled: "Side and Arm Chairs 50." 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 116 olive green pages; sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains one loose and 100 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs depict a variety of side and arm chairs 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 are also present in some cases. The one loose photograph has the customer name "Riverside Church (New York, NY)" handwritten on the reverse. No other customer names are noted. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 160.50

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 116 pages and 101 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

CC010.002.127

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