Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153

Collection Type

  • Photography


1913-1914, undated



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Black-and-white photograph of dressing table with attached mirror, bureau with attached mirror, chest of drawers, and dressing glass. Bowfront dressing table has overhanging top; shallow backboard extending partially down sides; two drawers on either side of wide center drawers; bail handles; and tapered square legs. Oval mirror with narrow frame is attached to dressing table by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; curving backboard; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; base with molded rim and straight skirt; and bracket feet. Round mirror with narrow frame is attached to bureau by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Bowfront chest of drawers has overhanging top; shallow backboard; seven drawers with bail handles in a two-over-five arrrangement; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; base with molded rim; and simple bracket feet. Dressing glass has columnar stiles with ovoid finials and ring and block turnings; and trestle-style base. Moveable short rectangular mirror has gently arched top. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions, and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 118, 408, 216 and 153


Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
dressers (chests of drawers)
chests of drawers
dressing glasses
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white photographs

Description Level


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