Loose Photographs -- Church Furnishings


Box containing 152 black-and-white photographs, 151 of which are mounted on heavy paper. One photograph is not mounted. Photographs are of a variety of church furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The vast majority of the photographs depict pulpits; however, several statues and chairs are also shown.The order number and year are often noted as are customer names. Additional customers have been determined by crossreferencing model and order information with that of other photographs in the collection. Identified customers include: Adelbert College (Cleveland, OH); All Saints Church (Orange, NJ); Alley & Emery (Boston, MA); Andover Theological Seminary (Cambridge, MA); Nicholas Brady (Roslyn, NY); Bethlehem M. E. Church (Cincinnati, OH); Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Chapel of the Cross (Chapel Hill, SC); Choate School (Wallingford, CT); Christ Church Chapel (Cincinnati, OH); Church of the Advent (Cincinnati, OH); Church of the Ascension (Fall River, MA); Church of the Covenant (Erie, PA); Church of the Epiphany; Church of the Good Shepherd; Church of the Incarnation (Garden City, NY); Church of the Intercession; Church of the Messiah (Patterson, NJ); Church of the Redeemer (Morristown, NJ); Church of St. Francis de Sales (Charlestown, MA); A. C. Clark Memorial (New York, NY); Congregational Church (Wollaston, MA): Elks Club; Fifth Avenue Baptist Church (New York, NY); First Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, PA); First Parish Congregational Church (Wakefield, MA); First Presbyterian Church (New York, NY); First Presbyterian Church (Schnectady, NY); First Presbyterian Church (Spartenburg, SC); German Evangelistic Lutheran Church (Pittsburgh, PA); Grace Church (White Plains, NY); Rev. Walter Reid Hunt; Methodist Episcopal Church (South Manchester, CT); Newtonville M. E. Church (Newtonville, MA); Old Congregarional Church (Litchfield, CT); Presbyterian Church (Augusta, AL); Prospect Presbyterian Church (Maplewood, NJ); Reformed Church (Huntingdon, PA); Second Presbyterian Church (New York, NY); Skinner Memorial Chapel; South Church (New York, NY); St. Agatha's Church (West Philadelphia, PA); St. Aidan's Church (Brooklline, MA); St. Andrew's Church (Detroit, MI); St. Bartholomew's Church (New York, NY); St. Catherine of Sienna Church (Norwood, MA); St. James Church (Greenfield, MA); St. John's Church (Hartford, CT); St. Luke's Chapel, Trinity Parish (New York, NY); St. Luke's Church; St. Mark's Church (Dorchester, MA); St. Mark's Church (Mt. Kisco, NY); St. Martin's Church (Charlotte, NC); St. Mary's Church (New Brighton, NY); St. Mary's Church (Tuxedo Park, NY); St. Paul's Church (Butler, PA); St. Thomas' Church (New York, NY); St. Vincent Ferrer; Swedish Lutheran Church (Hartford, CT); Trinity Church (Concord); Trinity Church (Newton Centre, MA); Trinity Church (New York, NY); Union Theological Seminary (New York, NY); University of Chicago Chapel (Chicago, IL); Victoria Congregational Church (Jamaica, NY); Warren Memorial Presbyterian Church (Louisville, KY); Wellesley HIlls Unitarian Church (Wellesley, MA); West Side Unitarian Church (New York, NY); Westminster Presbyterian Church (Albany, NY); Westover School (Middlebury, CT); and Mrs. Cora J. Wilson (Winchester, MA). Digital images of a selection of the photographs are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
chairs by form
religious building fixtures
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 box containing 152 photographs

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code



11 7/8 x 13 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details


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

Material Type

black-and-white photographs

Accruals Note

No number was assigned by the Strong Museum.

Description Level