Scrapbook -- Tables, Chests, Mirrors, Pianos

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308564

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Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has brown fabric cover. "SB" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 138 pages, 55 of which are blank. The materials in this scrapbook document tables, chests, chairs, mirrors, and pianos. There is no table of contents. The bulk of the materials are clippings from periodicals and newspapers. Many of the chairs were, at the time, owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While most of the furniture depicted dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there ae earlier pieces as well as modern reproductions. Three design drawings on trace are also included. Digital images of these drawings are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

furniture
pianos
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
chairs (furniture forms)
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 251.3

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.004.014

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

File