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Drawing, Preliminary Design for a Tractor, Model 5010, April 24, 1961

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated April 24, 1961 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is green, black, and yellow crayon and traces of pen and black ink and graphite on off-white parchment paper. 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

46 × 61 cm (18 1/8 in. × 24 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: PRELIMINARY.

It is signed

Signed in black color pencil, lower right: ND 4-24-61

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black color pencil, upper center left: APPLIED GRAPHICS & COLOR BAR; center right: SEPARATE STAMPED / PART ATTACHED TO / HOOD Lines and arrows connect the inscriptions to parts of the design.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preliminary Design for a Tractor, Model 5010, April 24, 1961; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; green, black, and yellow crayon and traces of pen and black ink and graphite on off-white parchment paper; 46 × 61 cm (18 1/8 in. × 24 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-385

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