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Drawing, Design for Gillette Exhibit, 1939–40 New York World's Fair, ca. 1939

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) The Gillette Safety Razor Company. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper laid down. 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

35.6 × 71.1 cm (14 × 28 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Gillette Exhibit, 1939–40 New York World's Fair, ca. 1939; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper laid down; 35.6 × 71.1 cm (14 × 28 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-315-1

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