Photograph Album -- "Small Tables 38"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1973, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314702

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Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2011

Reference Code

CC011.009.002

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Dimensions

11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 (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
photomechanical prints

Description Level

Item