"Serving Tables 25"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Serving Tables 25." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 174 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Six of the pages are blank. Album contains 170 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of serving tables and sideboards of varying styles manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model and other numbers are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers include: Frank E. Anderson (Houston, TX); Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Black Point Inn (Scarborough, ME); D. E. Burbank (Springfield, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Employers' Liability Assurance Corp. (Boston, MA); George A. Gaskill (Worcester, MA); J. W. Hayden (Boston, MA); W. H. Davis Miller (Providence, RI); H. E. Sargent; J. H. Wainwright (New York, NY); F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY); and the 107th Regiment Armory (New York, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

servers (sideboards)
sideboards (furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 51.25

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 174 pages and 170 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 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 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