This object has not been digitized yet.

 

Object Timeline

1936

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, International Casino: Second Floor, October 20, 1936

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 October 20, 1936 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper, double 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

H x W: 101.6 x 155.6 cm (40 in. x 5 ft. 1 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Architect's stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is inscribed

Architect's stamp inscribed in graphite: JoB 546; 1/4"-1'-0; INTERNATIONAL/CASINO; G.L. / D.D. / OCT.20,1936; 12/3/36,1,OFFICE. Inscribed in graphite at lower center: SECOND FLOOR PLAN [double underlined]; at lower right center: SEATING LEGEND [underlined]/ 73 - 30" DIAM. TABLES - 292 PEOPLE/ 28 - 24" x 24" - TABLES - 52 [people]/ 12 - 24" x 24" - TABLES - 52 [people]/ 12 - 24" x 48" - TABLES - 48 [people]/ 21 - 15" x 40" - BENCH T. - 84 [people]/ 476 TOT. PEOPLE. Inscribed in graphite throughout with descriptions.

Cite this object as

Drawing, International Casino: Second Floor, October 20, 1936; Architect: Thomas W. Lamb (1871 – 1942); USA; graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; H x W: 101.6 x 155.6 cm (40 in. x 5 ft. 1 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-270

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18486291/ |title=Drawing, International Casino: Second Floor, October 20, 1936 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 October 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>