Scrapbook -- Sun Rooms, Latticework, Flower Boxes, Swimming Pools

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308662

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Description

Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. 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," "Good Furniture," "Furniture Age," "The Architectural Forum," and "The American Architect." Thie majority of the clippings depict sunroom interiors, pergolas and other outdoor garden furniishings. Owner names, architect names and location are often noted on clippings. One name -- Henry Forbes Bigelow (Boston, MA) -- is known to have been a client of A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson or Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport; however, it is not known if their work is represented in the clippings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior design
solariums
outdoor furniture
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 270.18

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

CC010.004.033

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