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Drawing, Armchair

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Alcoa and drafted by E. Westervelt. It is dated January 19, 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

32.7 x 37.1 cm (12 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New YorkCity Large stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/145 West 57th Street/New York City Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY Large stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center right: ALCOA CHAIR NO. 707 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 11 Inscribed in graphite at lower right: No P. wanted Inscribed instructions Inscribed in black ink and graphite in stamp at lower right: DRAWN BY E.W. /DATE 1/19/33

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Drafted by E. Westervelt; Manufactured by Alcoa; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.7 x 37.1 cm (12 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-249

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