"Desks 58"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296040

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Description

Photo album titled: "Desks 58." 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 86 olive green pages; six of the pages are blank. Album contains 80 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of desks 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 in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. One customer name (N.Y. Life Insurance Co.) is handwritten on one album page. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
writing desks
standing desks
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 168.58

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 86 pages and 80 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.134

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 1 3/4 (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

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File