"Side and Arm Chairs 51"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296034

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Description

Photo album titled: "Side and Arm Chairs 51." 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 62 olive green pages; ten of the pages are blank. Album contains 51 mounted black-and-white photographs depicting 21 armchairs and 37 side chairs. Photographs are of a variety of armchairs and side chairs designed and 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. No customer names are noted. Album also contains one advertisement for Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport from the October 1925 issue of "The Architect." Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 161.51

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 62 pages, 51 photographs and 1 advertisement (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.128

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/8 (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