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What is this?

Sleeper car with blue chair in reclined position, white pillow, cream curtains.

This is a drawing. It is dated January 16, 1935 and we acquired it in 2012. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

airbrush and watercolor, gouache, brush and metallic paint, graphite on paperboard

Its dimensions are

29.2 x 41.3 cm (11 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Loewy office label affixed to verso

It is signed

Signed in pen and white gouache, lower right: Loewy "35"

It is inscribed

On label, verso: Raymond Fernand Loewy/580 Fifth Avenue, New York City/Two Seat Compartment (fixed), RL./Drawing no. 26/date 1/16/35

General Acquisitions Endowment was the fund and Pennsylvania Railroad was the client and Raymond Loewy was the designer and Hampton Wayt was the vendor of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18794727/ |title=Drawing, "Design for Streamline Sleeper Car with Two Seat Compartment", January 16, 1935 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=24 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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