"Stations 28"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Stations 28." 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; eight of the pages are blank. Album contains two loose and 140 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of bas-relief 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 fourteen Stations of the Cross, the miracles of Christ, and the Nativity. The majority of the carvings are of the Stations of the Cross; some photographs depict clay studies for the individual stations. 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. James Cox Brady (Gladstone, NJ); Huntington Seminary (Lloyd Harbor, NY); and St. Vincent's Church (San Francisco, CA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record. Also included in the album is one pencil sketch of two chairs, one with a kneeler (CC010.002.109.001).


Descriptive Terms

Stations of the Cross
devotional images (religious works)
bas-reliefs (sculpture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 137.28

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 102 pages and 142 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 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 (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