"Office Furniture Sets 93"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1910-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298879

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Description

Photo album titled: "Office Furniture Sets 93." 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 104 olive green pages; 55 of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of office furniture forms manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furniture forms include bookcases, sofa, arm chairs, side chairs, swivel chairs, cabinets, desks, writing tables and other tables. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; one model number is provided.Two customer names are provided: Central Savings Bank (New York, NY) and New York LIfe Insurance Co. (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
writing tables
tables (support furniture)
bookcases
cabinets (case furniture)
sofas
side chairs
swivel chairs
armchairs
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 205.93

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 104 pages and 49 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

CC010.002.166

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 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

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File