"Early American Furniture 66"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296050

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Description

Photo album titled: "Early American Furniture 66." 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 82 olive green pages; 28 of the pages are blank. Album contains 54 mounted black-and-white photographs of a variety of early American furniture forms. One photograph is marked as being by Frank Cousins; two others are labeled as being from the Metroplitan Museum of Art. It is assumed that photographs were collected by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co., for use as design resources.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 178.66

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 82 pages and 54 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

CC010.002.144

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 (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Other People

Cousins, Frank, 1851-

Description Level

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