"Dining Room"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296043

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Description

Photo album titled: "Dining Room." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 128 olive green pages; 29 of the pages are blank. Album contains 99 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dining room furniture 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 also been provided in some cases. No customer names are noted in the album; however, it is possible to determine some customers by cross referencing to other photograph albums and to the journals in the collection. Known customers include F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
servers (sideboards)
tables (support furniture)
dining tables
armchairs
side chairs
cupboards
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 171.59

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 128 pages and 99 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.137

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

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