"Large Tables"

Collection Type

  • Photography


1880-1973, undated



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Photo album titled: "Large Tables." Title is hand printed on a round paper label affixed to spine. Album has a heavy textured dark brown covering and is held together with two metal brads. Album has 108 olive green pages; fourteen of the pages are blank. Album contains 94 mounted black-and-white photographs. Photographs are of large tables (including dining and library tables) 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. Customer names are handwritten on some pages. Named customers include: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, MA); Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York, NY); New England Historical Genealogical Society (Boston, MA); Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, NH); The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (New York, NY); and Spee Club (Cambridge, MA). Digital images of a selection of photographs from the album are attached to this record.


Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 194.82

Physical Description

1 photo album containing 108 pages and 94 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