"Bedroom 37"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Bedroom 37." Title is hand printed on a round paper label that was affixed to spine; volume number is also printed on a paper label that was affixed to spine. Spine covering has come loose and is inside front cover. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 118 olive green pages; fifteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 104 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of coordinating bedroom furniture pieces manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of furniture shown include: beds, cabinets, bureaus, chests, wardrobes, mirrors, night stands, benches, stools, side chairs, rocking chairs, desks, dressing tables and other tables. All furniture sets shown are painted (usually white) and have painted decorative motifs. The order number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs; model numbers have been added by hand in some cases. No customer names are noted. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
chests of drawers
chests (case furniture)
side chairs
rocking chairs
night tables
dressing tables
wardrobes (case furniture)
stools (seating furniture)
benches (furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 146.37

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 118 pages and 104 photographs (11 x 15 1/2 x 2 1/2 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 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 (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Description Level