"Settles: Empire, Modern, Piazza, Bank 49A"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Settles: Empire, Modern, Piazza, Bank 49A." Title, subtitle, and volume number are hand printed in black on spine. Album has a beige fabric covering and 84 dark gray pages. Fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 70 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of settles and settees 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; one model number is provided. Customer names are handwritten on some album pages. Named customers are: Anaconda Copper Co.; Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Boston Consolidated Gas Co. (Boston, MA); Cambridge Gas Light Co. (Cambridge, MA); W. P. Draper (New York, NY); East Boston Savings Bank (Boston, MA); Holy Ghost Hospital (Cambridge, MA); Hotel Braemore, W. E. Smith (Boston, MA); Loomis Institute (Windsor, CT); Henry Miller; Newburyport Five Cent Savings Bank (Newburyport, MA); Parlin Memorial Library (Everett, MA); Ritz Carlton Restaurant Co. (Boston, MA); Joseph Samuels (Providence, RI); Savings Bank of Utica (Utica, NY); and West Point Chapel (West Point, NY). 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 91.49A

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 84 pages and 70 photographs(14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 2 1/2 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 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

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Description Level