"Miscellaneous Church Details 28A"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Miscellaneous Church Details 28A." 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 134 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. Twenty-six of the pages are blank. Album contains 122 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of church furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co, Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The furnishings include ecclesiastical figures, altar and communion rails, prie-dieus or prayer desks, and Stations of the Cross. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. Customer names are provided on some album pages. Named customers include: Nicholas Brady (Roslyn, NY); Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, NY); Cathedral of the Incarnation (Garden City, NJ); Christ Church (New Haven, CT); Christ Church (New York, NY); Church of the Blessed Sacrament (Cambridge, MA); Church of the Covenant (Erie, PA); Church of the Good Shepherd (Scranton, PA); Convent of the Sacred Heart (Noroton, CT); Rev. T. T. Davis (Worcester, MA); First German Evangelistic Lutheran Church (Pittsburgh, PA); First Presbyterian Church (New York, NY); Julia Grant (New York NY); George B. Graves (Orange, NJ); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY); Mission of Help Church (New York, NY); Our Lady of Sorrows (Hartford, CT); Mrs. Reese; Riverside Church (New York, NY); St. Aidan's Church; St. Anne's Church (Readville, MA); St. Austin's Convent Chapel (Washington, DC); St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church (New York, NY); St. Charles Church (Waltham, MA); St. John's Church (Fall River, MA); St. Luke's Church (Evanston, IL); St. Mark's Church (Mt. Kisco, NY); St. Martin's Chapel (Providence, RI); St. Mary's Convent; St. Paul's (Brooklyn, NY); St. Paul's (Philadelphia, PA); St. Thomas Church (New York, NY); St. Vincent's Church (Los Angeles, CA); Miss Skinner (New York, NY); Trinity Church (Newton Centre, MA): Washington National Cathedral (Washignton, DC); and Miss Weare. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

Christian religious building fixtures
prie-dieu chairs
altar rails
communion rails
Stations of the Cross
chairs (furniture forms)
ciboria (vessels)
altars (religious building fixtures)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum nuber 55.28A

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 134 pages and 122 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 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 3 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