"Figures 13"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Figures 13." 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 102 olive green pages; 27 of the pages are blank. Album contains 80 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. The order number and year are sometimes shown in the photographs. Customer names are handwritten on several album pages. Named customers are: Cathedral Church of the Incarnation (Garden City, NY); Christ Church (Grosse Point, MI); Miss Clapp; First Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, PA); and Saint John's of Lattington (Locust Valley, NY). Also included in album is a loose photograph of Bishop Frederick Burgess whose likeness was used for carvings shown on pages 32 and 33 of album. 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 122.13

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 102 pages and 80 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