"E. Parmalee Prentice, Clay Williams"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1928-1930, undated

GUSN

GUSN-298880

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

Photo album titled: "E. Prentice Parmalee, Clay Williams." Title is hand printed on two round paper labels affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 114 olive green pages; 25 of the pages are blank. Album contains 90 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of furniture pieces manufactured by Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. for the homes of E. Parmalee Prentice (Elm Tree House, Williamstown, MA) and S. Clay Williams (Willsherr Lodge, Davie County, NC). Furniture forms include side chairs, arm chairs, settees, sofas, benches, footstools, desks, bookcases, beds, chests, dressing tables, night tables, other tables and mantels.The order number or model number and year are shown on a display in the photographs. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
side chairs
cabinets (case furniture)
desks
commodes (French chests of drawers)
settees
sofas
armchairs
footstools (stools)
servers (sideboards)
sideboards (furniture)
beds (furniture)
dressing tables
chiffoniers (tall chests of drawers)
night tables
somnoes
chests of drawers
secretary-bookcases (bookcases)
mantels
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 206.94

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 114 pages and 90 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.002.167

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File