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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, International Casino: Second Mezzanine, June 15, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Thomas W. Lamb and Nicholas H. Weiss and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Louis Brecker and International Casino. It is dated June 15, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

36.8 x 56.5 cm (14 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 546-73/1/2"-1'-0"/INT. CAS., Olsson/6/15/37, 6/15/37, 1, BRECKER/", 2, WEISS/6/16/37, 5, BRECKER; center: VERIFY MEASUREMENTS ON JOB/SOFA TO SEAT 5 PERSON/#8757 [circled] ONE REQUIRED - 8'-9" LONG./SECOND MEZZANINE

Cite this object as

Drawing, International Casino: Second Mezzanine, June 15, 1937; Architect: Thomas W. Lamb (1871 – 1942); USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; 36.8 x 56.5 cm (14 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-208

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