Scrapbook -- "Photographs of English Interiors, French Furniture Etc."

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308556

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Description

Scrapbook titled "Photographs of English Interiors, French Furniture Etc.." Scrapbook has brown and red covering Title, "104A" and "747/E21" are printed on spine. " Scrapbook contains 119 pages, 58 of which are blank. Front cover of album is detached. "A. H. Davenport / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass" is handwritten on loose front page. The photographs in this album primarily show room interiors of English country houses; London residences, clubs and government offiices and French palaces and chateaux. Photographs of individaul pieces of French furniture and woodwork are also included. There is no table of contents or index; however, identified locations depicted include: Althorp Park (Northampton); Audley House (Saffron Walden); Bidston Court (Birkenhead); Carlton House; Caversham Park (Reading); Chateau de Pau; Chesterfield House; Chesterfield House; Chicksands Priory; Collingham Gardens; Connaught Place; Dudley House (Park Lane); Glencot (Somerset); Graiguchty (Aberfoyle); Grosvenor House; Halten (Bucks); Hewell Grange; Hurthesham Hall (Lennox Garden); Junior Constitutional Club (Piccadilly, London); Knole House (Seven Oaks); Maidenhead Court; Mongewell; Norfolk House (St. James Square); Oakley Park; Osborn House; Petit Trianon (Versailles); Rawdon House; Rolleston Hall (Burton-upon-Trent); Royal Clyde Yacht Club (Hunter's Quay); Royal Hotel (North Devonshire); Shiplake Court (Henley-on-Thames); Shylake Court; St. Fagan's Castle (Cardiff); Stanmore Hall (Middlesex); Tring Park (Hertfordshire); Welbeck Abbey; and White Lodge (Richmond). Some photographs list the property owners, architects, and interior decorators including William Morris & Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

furniture
interior design
French
English
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 244.1

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (13 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.004.007

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

File