"Hotel and Lodge Furniture 67"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296051

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Description

Photo album titled: "Hotel and Lodge Furniture 67." 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 90 olive green pages; nineteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 68 mounted and five loose black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of furniture forms manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. for hotels, lodges and other public buildings.The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Cleveland Pulbic Library (Cleveland, OH); Elks Club Lodge (Quincy, MA); Hotel Statler (Boston, MA); Masonic Temple (Manchester, NH); Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Boston, MA); and Washington State Capital (Olympia, WA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record

Details

Descriptive Terms

armchairs
side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
benches (furniture)
sofas
desks
lecterns
tables (support furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 179.67

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 90 pages and 73 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.145

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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