Scrapbook -- "French Furniture"

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1914-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308557

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Description

Scrapbook titled "French Furniture." Scrapbook has dark brown covering with brown leather spine and corners. Title and "749/F14" are printed on spine. Scrapbook contains 116 pages, 50 of which are blank. A bookplate on inside front states "Please Return to / Library / Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co." Front and back covers are detached from album. The photographs in this album document French furniture. The photographs display a wide range of furnishings including chairs, tapestries, mirrors, couches, fireplaces, mantels, lanterns, chandeliers, candelabras, desks, and cabinets. While there is no table of contents, locations identified include: Grand Trianon (Versailles); Hôtel de la Marine (also known as the Hôtel du Garde-Meuble); Le Louvre (Paris); Palais de Fontainebleau (Fontainebleau); and Petit Trianon (Versailles).

Details

Descriptive Terms

furniture
French
interior design
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 245.2

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (13 3/4 x 14 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.004.008

Dimensions

13 3/4 x 14 x 2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

File