Miscellaneous Furniture

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298876

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Description

Photo album. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 94 olive green pages; seven of the pages are blank. Album contains 96 mounted 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. Furniture forms depicted include: side chairs, arm chairs, chaise longues, sofa, benches, stools, dressing tables, bureaus, mirrors, beds, night tables, desks, and chiffonieres. Each photograph is labeled with a cursory description and the number in stock; however, no date of the inventory count is given. The model number is shown on a display in most photographs; order numbers and dates are provided in some cases. No customer names arre noted. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
armchairs
beds (furniture)
dressing tables
chiffoniers (tall chests of drawers)
chaises longues
sofas
benches (furniture)
night tables
somnoes
stools (seating furniture)
desks
chests (case furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 201.89

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 94 pages and 96 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.163

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