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1937

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, International Casino: Elevations, 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 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: 73.7 x 114.9 cm (29 x 45 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

Office stamp at lower right inscribed in graphite: 546-67; 1/4"=1'-0"; INT. CAS.; LYKOS. / 6/15/37 [6 crossed out to read 7]; 6/15/37, 1,BRECKER / 6/15/37, 2, WEISS / 6/16/37,5,BRECKER. Inscribed in graphite at lower center: ELEVATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL CASINO/ SCALE 1/4"=1'0". Inscribed in graphite throughout with names and descriptions of eleven (11) different elevations.

Cite this object as

Drawing, International Casino: Elevations, June 15, 1937; Architect: Thomas W. Lamb (1871 – 1942); USA; graphite on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; H x W: 73.7 x 114.9 cm (29 x 45 1/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-271

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