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1939

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2023

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Drawing, 1939 New York World's Fair: Gillette Medicine Chest, 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 1939 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing 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: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, 1939 New York World's Fair: Gillette Medicine Chest, 1939; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Client: The Gillette Safety Razor Company (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; H x W: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-315-4

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