Scrapbook -- Settles, Sofas, Benches, Stools

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308567

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Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. The number "2" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The materials in this scrapbook document settles, sofas, benches, and stools encompassing a wide range of time periods and styles. The bulk of the materials are clippings from 19th century and 20th century periodicals, catalogs, and magazines, including "Country Life." Many of the clippings overlap one another. Some photographs depict furniture manufactured by Sons-Cunningham Reed & Rattan Co., Inc (New York, NY) and Century Furniture Co. (Grand Rapids, MI). Some pieces depicted were owned, at the time, by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Naples Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the British Museum.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settles
sofas
benches (furniture)
stools (seating furniture)
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 254.2

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

CC010.004.017

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