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1955

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1972

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Drawing, Sketch: lobby at entrance, for Uris Hotels, August 12, 1955

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated August 12, 1955 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is crayon and 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. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

31 x 44.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Hotel Uris / Sketch lobby at Entrance / 8/12/55 S1-3.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch: lobby at entrance, for Uris Hotels, August 12, 1955; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; crayon and graphite on off-white tracing paper; 31 x 44.5 cm (12 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-414

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