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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1964

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Illustration of Construction of Aviation Building by William Lescaze and J. Gordon Carr Associates for the 1939 New York World's Fair, ca. 1938

This is a Drawing. It was created by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is black chalk on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

37 x 62.8 cm (14 9/16 x 24 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black chalk, lower left: Hugh Ferriss

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illustration of Construction of Aviation Building by William Lescaze and J. Gordon Carr Associates for the 1939 New York World's Fair, ca. 1938; Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; black chalk on white wove paper; 37 x 62.8 cm (14 9/16 x 24 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss; 1964-5-7

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