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Drawing, Sketch, lobby, Scheme A, for Uris Hotel, January 17, 1951

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated January 17, 1951 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is black and white crayon, graphite on off-white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

31.1 x 46.5 cm (12 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, right center: 1-17-51 JM.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, center: LOBBY – SCHEME A; lower right: Enlarge to 6’2”.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch, lobby, Scheme A, for Uris Hotel, January 17, 1951; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; black and white crayon, graphite on off-white tracing paper; 31.1 x 46.5 cm (12 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-415

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