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What is this?

Design for John Deere tractor facing left to highlight front and side screens.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated January 30, 1959 and we acquired it in 1972. Gift of Henry Dreyfuss. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and black wash, green and yellow watercolor, crayon, graphite on off-white tracing paper

Its dimensions are

45.9 x 56.8 cm (18 1/16 x 22 3/8 in.) 18 1/16 x 22 3/16 in Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

This object was drafted by James Roth and made for (as the client) Deere & Company and designed by Henry Dreyfuss

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss and catalogued by Samantha Finch

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18478801/ |title=Drawing, "Tractor Appearance Study", January 30, 1959 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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