Duplicate Photographs

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-309315

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Description

Photo album. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 28 olive green pages; eleven of the pages are blank. Album contains seventeen mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of furniture pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Furniture forms depicted include lowboys, desks, sofas, side and arm chairs, a table and a chaise longue. Also included is a large photograph of a room interior, possibly a Masonic or other lodge room. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers are also present in some cases. No customer names are noted. Several pages have the handwritten notation "Duplicate" or "Dup." Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
side chairs
armchairs
low chests
desks
sofas
chaises longues
tables (support furniture)
masonic buildings
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 285.2

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 28 pages and 17 photographs (11 x 15 x 1 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.006.002

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Irving & Casson (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File