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Drawing, Design for a Tractor, Model 840 (front and side screens), February 3, 1959

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated February 3, 1959 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is brush and black wash, green and yellow washes, green and black crayon, graphite on off-white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss and catalogued by Stephanie Keating. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

45.9 x 58 cm (18 1/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: JR 2-3-59.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: JD 14-1.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tractor, Model 840 (front and side screens), February 3, 1959; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; brush and black wash, green and yellow washes, green and black crayon, graphite on off-white tracing paper; 45.9 x 58 cm (18 1/16 x 22 13/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-378

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