Scrapbook -- Interiors

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-308664

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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, some of which are partially unbound. 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." The majority of the clippings document residential interiors in the United States and Europe. Customer name, architect name and locations are provided on many clippings. Customers of A. H. Davenport, Irving and Casson, or Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. noted in album include: William R. Coe (Oyster Bay, NY); Mrs. Christian R. Holmes (New York, NY); Bruce MacLeish (Hubbard Woods, IL); and F. W. Wooldworth (Glen Cove, NY).

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior design
scrapbooks

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 272.20

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

CC010.004.035

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