"Dining Room Chairs 47"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296045

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Description

Photo album titled: "Dining Room Chairs 47." Title is hand printed on a round paper label; volume number is printed on a rectangular paper label. Both labels had been affixed to spine; spine covering is now loose and labels are stored inside front album cover. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 116 olive green pages; fifteen of the pages are blank. Album contains four loose and 101 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of dining room chairs manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Both arm chairs and side chairs are shown in a variety of styles. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also provided in some cases. One customer name -- Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA). -- is noted on an album page. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
dining chairs
Windsor chairs
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 173.61

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 116 pages and 105 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

CC010.002.139

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