Category:A. H. Davenport and Company

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  • A. H. Davenport and Company was a furniture manufacturer, cabinetmaking and decorating firm founded by Alfred Henry Davenport (1845-1905) in Malden, Massachusetts.
  • He employed designers such as Francis H. Bacon, and produced high-end and custom furniture.
  • The company created furnishings for the Iolani Palace in Honolulu, Hawaii, and The White House. Works by the company are in the Smithsonian Institution and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • The word "davenport," meaning sofa or sleeper-sofa, comes from the company.

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