1995 Acquisitions -- 1 of 3

Description

This series includes ten designs for textiles and furniture. Three of the designs are known to be by A. H. Davenport Co. (1880-1914); it is presumed that six additional drawings are their work as well. One remaining drawing is by Henry A.Turner & Co. One design is rendered in watercolor; the other drawings are in pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

design drawings
sketches
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 folder containing 1 watercolor rendering and 9 pencil drawings; ca. 1 linear foot

Custodial History

It is not known when or from whom the donor acquired the items.

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995-10-24

Reference Code

CC011.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

Items are arranged by medium and then by type of object depicted. One pencil drawing by another firm (Henry A. Turner & Co.) is placed at the rear. Titles given by the original creators of items are enclosed by quotation marks.