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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, Table: Bakelite and Polished Aluminum, January 25, 1932

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Greenpoint. It is dated January 25, 1932 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing paper. 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: 54.6 x 62.2 cm (21 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 125321/F.S./#1652/POL. AL./BLK. BKLTE., at right: R.M.-F.S. (?)/D./1/25/32/2/24/32, 2/25, 3, 2 GNPT.; dimensions and materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Table: Bakelite and Polished Aluminum, January 25, 1932; Manufactured by Greenpoint ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 54.6 x 62.2 cm (21 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-647

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