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Drawing, Rough sketch, suggestion for lobby, for Uris Hotels, December 14, 1950

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated December 14, 1950 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is crayon 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

30.6 x 57.1 cm (12 1/16 x 22 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: ROUGH SKETCH / HENRY DREYFUSS, 4 WEST 58TH STREET, N.Y.C.

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: 12-14-50 JM.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: Flames (?) Cigar Down (?); center left: DESK; center right: LOBBY; lower center: Suggestion for Lobby.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rough sketch, suggestion for lobby, for Uris Hotels, December 14, 1950; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; crayon on off-white tracing paper; 30.6 x 57.1 cm (12 1/16 x 22 1/2 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-394

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