Mounted Photographs

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-309398

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Description

Untitled portfolio. Album has a dark gray fabric covering and dark gray fabric ties. A book plate is glued inside the front cover and reads: "Irving / and / Casson / Custom Furniture, / Interior Finish, / Wood Mantels, / Decorations and / Upholstery. / Church Furniture. / 150 Boylston St. / Boston." Handwritten on the inside front cover is "No. 9."

The portoflio contains fourteen photographs mounted with gray paper mats. The photographs depict a variety of furniture pieces including console tables, a sofa, arm chair, side chair, night tables, bed and a mirror. All pieces are in a French Rococo Style and appear to have been designed as a group. Numbers (which may be order or model numbers) are handwritten on four photographs. One photograph has the following stamped on the back: "Property of / Irving & Casson / to be returned to / 150 Boylston St., Boston, Mass." No other identifying information is found on any of the photographs. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the portfolio are attached to this record.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chairs (furniture forms)
armchairs
side chairs
sofas
beds (furniture)
mirrors
tables (support furniture)
night tables
console tables
Rococo Revival
portfolios (groups of works)
portfolios (containers)
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 287.4

Physical Description

1 portfolio containing 14 loose photographs (14 1/8 x 11 1/8 x 1 1/4)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.006.004

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 11 1/8 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson (Compiler)

Material Type

portfolios (groups of works)
portfolios (containers)
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Description Level

File