"Office Desks 58B"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296042

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Description

Photo album titled: "Office Desks 58B." 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 92 olive green pages; fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 78 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of desks and library or writing tables 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 provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on two album pages. Named customers are: Employers Liability Assurance Co. (Boston, MA) and Morgan Bank (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 170.58B

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 92 pages and 78 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

CC010.002.136

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