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Drawing, Design for a Tractor

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates and drafted by James Roth and made for (as the client) John Deere. We acquired it in 1972. Its medium is brush and black, green, and yellow wash, black, green, and yellow crayon, and graphite on tan tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A redesigned tractor.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tractor; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; brush and black, green, and yellow wash, black, green, and yellow crayon, and graphite on tan tracing paper ; 1972-88-379

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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