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Object Timeline

1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Blueprint, International Casino: Showcase Displays, September 17, 1937

This is a Blueprint. 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 September 17, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint and ruled border on white wove paper . 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: 99.1 x 113.7 cm (39 x 44 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Architect's stamp in blueprint at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVE-NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is inscribed

Inscribed in Architect's stamp: 546-86; 1"-1'-0-; INT. CAS.; Olsson / 9/17/37; Inscribed in blueprint at lower right: SHOW CASE DISPLAY'S [sic][underlined]/INT. CAS. N.Y.[underlined]; Inscribed in blueprint with descriptions and notes throughout.

Cite this object as

Blueprint, International Casino: Showcase Displays, September 17, 1937; Architect: Thomas W. Lamb (1871 – 1942); USA; blueprint and ruled border on white wove paper ; H x W: 99.1 x 113.7 cm (39 x 44 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-289

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