"Mirrors: Oblong, Round, Oval, Shaving "

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Mirrors: Oblong, Round, Oval, Shaving." Title is hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 96 dark gray pages, all of which are now partially loose. Fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 82 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of mirrors 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: Ed K. Davis (Marstons Mills, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); Fishers Island Club (Fishers Island, NY); E. B. Horne; Jesuit Novitiate (Wernersville, PA); A. H. Lockett (New York, NY); Mrs. C. T. Lovering, Jr. (Boston, MA); Charles D. Maginnis (Brookline, MA); Henry Miller; E. Parmalee Prentice (Williamstown, MA); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); Thayer McNeil Co. (Wellesley, MA); and Wellesley College, Agora House (Wellesley, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 83.44

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 96 pages and 84 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

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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

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