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1932

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1975

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Drawing, Floor Plan and Elevation, 1932

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red crayon, double ruled border in red cra support: tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Eleonore Kissel. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

63.3 x 103.1 cm (24 15/16 x 40 9/16 in.) loss at upper right Mat: 73.7 x 106.7 cm (29 x 42 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower center: ROOM #658; at lower right is an inventory of furniture in the floor plan; furniture descriptions and designnumbers throughout

Cite this object as

Drawing, Floor Plan and Elevation, 1932; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red crayon, double ruled border in red cra support: tracing paper; 63.3 x 103.1 cm (24 15/16 x 40 9/16 in.) loss at upper right Mat: 73.7 x 106.7 cm (29 x 42 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-473

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