Scrapbook -- Chairs

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308566

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Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelet. The number "1" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from periodicals and catalogs which document a variety of chair designs. According to the table of contents, the album includes the following styles: Egyptian, lacquered, English Gothic, Restoration, Charles II, Jacobean and Charles II, William and Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Adam, caned and pointed, Phyfe, Windsor, Italian, French Renaissance, Spanish, Louis XIV, Louis XV, 16th century, Louis XVI, wing, and easy chairs. Reproductions are included as well as period pieces.Many of the clippings overlap one another in a tiled arrangement..

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
side chairs
easy chairs
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 253.1

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (16 x 11 1/2 x 1 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.004.016

Dimensions

16 x 11 1/2 x 1 (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