"Day-beds and Chaises 57"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Day-beds and Chaises 57." 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 66 olive green pages; seventeen of the pages are blank. Album contains 49 mounted and two loose black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of a variety of day-beds and chaise lounges designed and manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor, Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. The order number or model number and year are often shown on a display in the photographs. No customer names are included. Two loose items are placed inside the front cover of the album. One is an elevation of a "6 Place Delegates Table" in the Plenary Hall of the United Nations headquarters (New York, NY) by Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co dated January 28, 1964. The other item, marked as received by Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. on January 22, 1964, is a blueprint copy for a "Type A Mtg Plate" produced by the United Nations Telecommunications Services Devision. Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album and the United Nations plan are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

chaises longues
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 167.57

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 66 pages and 51 photographs (11 x 15 x 1 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 1 1/2 (HxWxD)(inches)


New York City (New York state)

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