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Drawing, Design for a Mass-Operational House Designed by Hector Guimard, Staircase Construction, October 1920

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Hector Guimard. It is dated October 1920 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Madame Hector Guimard.

Its dimensions are

31.2 x 19.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.), irregular

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Hector Guimard

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: octobre 1920; lower margin: ESCALIER DE A MAISON TYPE STANDARD

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mass-Operational House Designed by Hector Guimard, Staircase Construction, October 1920; Architect: Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; pen and black ink, graphite on tracing paper; 31.2 x 19.6 cm (12 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Madame Hector Guimard; 1956-78-1-35

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