"Figures 12"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Figures 12." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 116 olive green pages; nineteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 98 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of carvings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co, Irving and Casson and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Carvings are of devotional images including the Last Supper, Mary with the infant Jesus, and crucifixes. The order number and year are sometimes shown in the photographs; model numbers are also present in some cases. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Mrs. Nicholas F. Brady (Roslyn, NY); Church of the Covenant (Erie, PA); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY); Novitiate of the Helper of the Holy Soul (Chappaqua, NY); St. Luke's Cathedral (Portland, ME); and Trinity Chapel. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

devotional images (religious works)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 121.12

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 116 pages and 98 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase


11 x 15 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

Description Level