Printing Block - Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Factory

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1925

GUSN

GUSN-314707

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Description

Metal printing plate affixed to rectangular wooden block. Plate depicts a birds-eye view of the Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. factory in East Cambridge, MA around 1925. Handwritten on reverse is "Irving & Casson / Return to A. S. [?]." The number 4937 is stamped on the back in several places. Image from plate can be seen in "An Architectural History of East Cambridge" by Susan Maycock (1988).

Details

Descriptive Terms

factories (structures)
printing plates
printing blocks

Physical Description

1 metal printing plate affixed to wood block (3 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1999

Reference Code

CC011.008.004

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 7/8 (HxWxD)(inches)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.

Material Type

printing plates
printing blocks

Description Level

Item