"Woodwork and Carvings 87"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298874

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Description

Photo album titled: "Woodwork and Carvings 87." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also handprinted on a rectangular paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 134 olive green pages; 36 of the pages are blank. Album contains 105 mounted and five loose black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of interior woodwork and carvings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of woodwork include: panelling, columns, fireplace surrounds, moldings, and bas-relief carvings. Order numbers, model numbers and years are occasionally noted on the photograph. Customer names are also provided in some cases. Named customers include: Matilda Dodge Wilson and John Wilson, Meadow Brook Hall (Rochester, MI) and The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (New York, NY). The notations "Swann residence" and "Mr. Tanner" are also present. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

woodwork
paneling
carvings (visual works)
doorways
columns (architectural elements)
railings (balustrades)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 199.87

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 134 pages and 36 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.161

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 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