Scrapbook -- Mirrors, Ceiling Details, Globes

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308576

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Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. The number "10" is handwritten on spine. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from 19th century and 20th century periodicals, catalogs, and magazines, such as "Arts and Decoration," "House and Garden," "Country Life," and "The American Architect." Pages from an unknown edition of "The Architectural Record" containing an article on "English Architectural Decoration" are inserted between pages 44 and 45. The clippings depict mirrors, frames, ceiling details (painted, wooden, and plaster), and globes from American and European sources.. Items depicted range in date from the 17th to early 20th centuries and are in a wide variety of styles. Names of owner,architect and location are noted on some clippings. No known clients of A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, or Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport were noted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
ceilings
interior design
globes (cartographic spheres)
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 262.10

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (16 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.004.025

Dimensions

16 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 (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