"Miscellaneous Furniture 74"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298875

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Description

Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Furniture 74." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is handprinted on a rectangular paper label that is also affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 138 olive green pages; 36 of the pages are blank. Album contains 102 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of miscellaneous pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Photographed pieces include: footstools, coat racks, hat racks, tables, floor lamps, other lamps, clothes poles, umbrella stands, waste baskets, bookshelves, globes, bookends, step stools, pedestals, and small boxes.The order number or model number and year are often shown in the photographs. One customer name -- Irving Trust Company (New York, NY) -- is noted on several pages. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
armchairs
coatracks
hat stands
tables (support furniture)
floor lamps
table lamps
lamps (lighting devices)
torchères (stands)
candelabras (candleholders)
globes (cartographic spheres)
bookends
radio tables
boxes (containers)
bookshelves
pedestals
step stools
trash cans
wastebaskets
umbrella stands
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 200.88

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 138 pages and 102 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 3 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.162

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 3 (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