Lewis Davenport often visited the Leipzig toy fair in Germany. This badge from the family collection would have been his own, or that of his wife Wynne.
IBM 1933 is written in ink on the front of the photograph. This I.B.M. British Ring convention photograph includes many Davenport family members. Standing in the back row are Lewis Davenport, Gus Davenport and George Davenport. Seated are Wyn Davenport, Eve Davenport (George’s wife) Wynne Davenport and Wally Davenport.
A fire surround from the dining room at Ivydene, the Davenports family home in Kent for many years. According to Wynne Davenport (who was Lewis Davenport’s wife) this was made for the family by Oswald Williams, who was certainly a good friend. This photograph was not taken in the dining room at Ivydene.
The rectangle at the bottom was used for a paper sticker which gave the attendees name.