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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Central Station Industry Exhibit, Century of Progress Chicago International Exposition; Elevations, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Central Station Industry. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, orange color pencil, and green color pencil on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 73.8 x 114.3 cm (29 1/16 x 45 in.)

It has the following markings

Office stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with dimensions, instructions throughout Inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp: 1/2"=1'; E.W. / D.D. / 3/23/33;

Cite this object as

Drawing, Central Station Industry Exhibit, Century of Progress Chicago International Exposition; Elevations, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil, and green color pencil on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite ; H x W: 73.8 x 114.3 cm (29 1/16 x 45 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-281

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