"French Bureaux 18B"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "French Bureaux 18B." Title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 64 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Ten of the pages are blank. Album contains 54 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of cabinets and chests manuactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number or model number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; others have been added by hand in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on two album pages. Named customers are: Mrs. M. M. Dobyne and F. H. Goodyear. Also included in the album is one photograph of a cabinet located at Chateau Fountainbleau in France. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

case furniture
chests (case furniture)
cabinets (case furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 44.18B

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 64 pages and 54 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase


14 3/4 x 12 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

Description Level