"Lecterns 31"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Lecterns 31." 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 76 dark gray pages, all of which are now loose. One of the pages is blank. Photographs are of a variety of lecterns 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 numbers are also provided in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: All Saints (Brookline, MA); All Saints (Minneapolis, MN); Elizabeth Castle (Dana Hall, Wellesley, MA); Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, Deaconess House and Huntington Memorial Chapel (New York, NY); Christ Church (Cranbrook, MI); Christ Church Chapel (Cincinnati, OH); Church of the Mediator (Kingsbridge, NY); Church of the Mediator (Philadelphia, PA); Cram Goodhue & Ferguson (Boston, MA); Emmanuel Church (Cleveland, OH); Emmanuel Church (Emporium, PA); Mrs. James C. Farrell (Gloucester, MA); Fifth Avenue Baptist Church (New York, NY); First German Evangelistic Church (Pittsburgh, PA); First Presbyterian Church (Glen Falls, NY); Government Hospital (NY); Kendall & Company; Madeira School (Washington, DC); Methodist Episcopal Church (South Manchester); Mortuary Chapel (Andover, MA); Reformed Church of Harlem (New York, NY); St. Andrew's Church (Hyannisport, MA); St. John's Parish (Newtonville, MA); St. Mark's (Toledo, OH); St. Mark's Chapel (Mt. Kisco, NY); St. Mary's Convent; St. Paul's Church (Duluth, MN); St. Vincent Church; Trinity Church (Bridgeport, CT); Union of St. John the Baptist of America; United Congregational Church (Bridgeport, CT); Mrs. George E. Warren (YWCA, Boston, MA); Washington University; West Point Chapel (West Point, NY); and Wheaton College.


Descriptive Terms

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 60.31

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 76 pages and 75 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase


14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 (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