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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bathroom, May 21, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated May 21, 1934 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

H x W: 66 x 88.9 cm (26 x 35 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 520-9/1"-1'0"/RAND, WEST./ 5/21/34, 5/21/34, 3/8/14/34, 8/14/34, 4/ 8/30/34, 8/30, 4; inscribed in graphite, upper center: BATHROOM/ STUDIO 46 WASHINGTON MEWS; inscribed in graphite above stamp: SCHEDULE/TOILET RELOCATED/NEW BIDET INSTALLED/FURRED CEILING & TUB SOFFIT/REMOVE LAVATORY/NEW LAVATORY INSTALLED/NEW RADIATOR & ENCLOSURE/REMOVE TUB/INSTALL NEW TUB/REMOVE EXISTING PLASTER DADO/AND REPLASTER/GOLD LEAF CEILING & SOFFIT/WHITE RUBBER TILE FLOOR/REMOVE PIPE CHASE/MIRRORS ON TUB ALCOVE WALLS/ELECTRIC OUTLETS/PATCH FLOOR BEFORE LAYING RUBBER/TILE FLOORING/CABINET WOODWORK & GLASS/SHELVES/LINOWALL WALLS; dimensions, materials, and instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bathroom, May 21, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; H x W: 66 x 88.9 cm (26 x 35 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-530

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