Photograph Album -- "Small Tables 38"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled "Small Tables 78." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads; one brad is missing. Album has 104 olive green pages; 31 of the pages are blank. Album contains 73 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of small tables manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Order number and year are displayed in some photographs. No customer names are noted; however, some clients were identified by cross referencing order numbers and years to other items in the collection where the customer name is known. Identified customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); George F. Booth (Worcester, MA); Charles Austin Buck (Bethlehem, MA): Nelllie P. Carter (Boston, MA); M. J. Curran; Mrs. A. E. Davis (Dover, MA); Elks Club (Cambridge, MA); F. G. Jackson; Library Bureau (Boston, MA); Henry Miller; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); F. M. Sackett (Louisville, KY); F. H. Stuart (Newton Centre, MA); and Ernest Marland Whitworth (Ponca City, OK).
This album is related to a series of photograph albums in CC010. There was no volume 78 in that sequence; however, The Strong Museum (the former owner of the albums in CC010) assigned the number 78 to a volume lacking its number. This album is the true volume 78 per the arrangement of the compilers of the albums.


Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
occasional tables
card tables
pedestal tables
reading tables
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs
photomechanical prints

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 104 pages and 73 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase


11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details


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
photomechanical prints

Description Level