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Drawing, Tractor, Model 720, front and side screens, for John Deere, January 29, 1959

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated January 29, 1959 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is brush and black wash, green and yellow washes, green and black crayons, graphite on tracing tissue. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

44 x 58.9 cm (17 5/16 x 23 3/16 in.); irregular

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: JR 1-29-59.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: FRONT & SIDE SCREENS / OF DULL FINISH STAINLESS; lower right: JD C14-1.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tractor, Model 720, front and side screens, for John Deere, January 29, 1959; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; brush and black wash, green and yellow washes, green and black crayons, graphite on tracing tissue; 44 x 58.9 cm (17 5/16 x 23 3/16 in.); irregular; Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-380

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