"Library Tables: Console, Side Drawer 40C"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



You can find this within

Browse Collection


Photo album titled: "Library Tables: Console, Side Drawer 40C." Title is hand printed in black on front cover; title, subtitle and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 160 dark gray pages, some of which are now loose. Twenty-eight of the pages are blank. Album contains 133 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of tables (including library tables and console tables) manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Also included in the album are photographs of desks. 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 noted on some album pages. Named customers include: Mrs. H. C. Castle (Brookline, MA); Earle Perry Charlton (Westport Harbor, MA); Elton G. Cushman (Taunton, MA); E. C. Donnelly; Mrs. Alfred Douglass (Brookline, MA); Employers' Liability Assurance Corp. (Boston, MA); Mrs. Edwin Ginn (Winchester, MA); R. M. Grant Co. (Chicago, IL); C. M. Hinkle (Osterville, MA); H. A. Hoffman (Barrington, RI); Jordan Marsh (Boston, MA); T. F. Kenney (Shrewsbury, MA); Library Bureau (Boston, MA); Merchants National Bank (New Bedford, MA); N. Y. & Porto Rico Steamship Co. (New York, NY); William Y. Peters; J. B. Potter; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); Mrs. C. A. Sinclair; Mrs. S. M. Weld (Wareham, MA); and F. W. Woolworth (Glen Cove, NY). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
library tables (writing tables)
console tables
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 75.40C

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 160 pages and 133 photographs (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 1/2 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 1/2 (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