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Drawing, Design for Vanity with Round Mirror, September 1, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by BL-S-W. It is dated September 1, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

19.3 x 3 cm (7 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/[crossed out]/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: BL. S-W/ 9/1/33 Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left margin: 4 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Vanity with Round Mirror, September 1, 1933; Manufactured by BL-S-W ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 19.3 x 3 cm (7 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1435

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