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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Central Service Industry Exhibit, Century of Progress Chicago International Exposition of 1933: Placement Plan, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Central Station Industry. It is dated 1933 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

38.9 x 59.2 cm (15 5/16 x 23 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Architect's stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with instructions throughout; Inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp: 1/2"=1'-0"; C.S.I.; E.D.S. / D.D. / 4/20/33; 4/21/33 1 PHILCO

Cite this object as

Drawing, Central Service Industry Exhibit, Century of Progress Chicago International Exposition of 1933: Placement Plan, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite ; 38.9 x 59.2 cm (15 5/16 x 23 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-285

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