"Sofas 86"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298872

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

Photo album titled: "Sofas 86." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is hand printed on a rectangular paper label also affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 140 olive green pages; sixteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 124 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of sofas 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 -- Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA) -- is noted on one photograph. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
davenports (sofas)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 198.86

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 140 pages and 124 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.160

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 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

Description Level

File