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Drawing, Design for Shelves with Cabinet, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 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 and catalogued by Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

21.6 × 30.7 cm (8 1/2 × 12 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1" [cut off]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Shelves with Cabinet, ca. 1936; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 21.6 × 30.7 cm (8 1/2 × 12 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1747

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