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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1937

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Rendering of K4s Class Locomotive with Final Placement of Winged Keystone Logo, for Pennsylvania Railroad, 1936–37

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Raymond Loewy and manufactured by Pennsylvania Railroad and made for (as the client) Pennsylvania Railroad. It is dated 1936–37 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is graphite on white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Fast as a Silver Bullet!.

This object was donated by Pennsylvania Railroad. It is credited Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain.

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Its dimensions are

23.7 x 30.2 cm (9 5/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rendering of K4s Class Locomotive with Final Placement of Winged Keystone Logo, for Pennsylvania Railroad, 1936–37; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); USA; graphite on white tracing paper; 23.7 x 30.2 cm (9 5/16 x 11 7/8 in.); Gift of the Pennsylvania Railroad through Samuel M. Vauclain; 1937-58-4

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