"Doors and Screens"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-296053

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Description

Photo album titled: "Doors and Screens." 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 52 olive green pages; thirteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 39 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of doors and screens (including folding screens, cheval fire screens and pole fire screens) designed and manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number or model number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. One customer name (Brooklyn Edison) is handwritten on one page. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doors
screens (furniture)
cheval fire screens
folding screens
pole screens
fire screens (furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 183.71

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 52 pages and 39 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.147

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 1 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