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1934

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Kitchen and Dining Room Layout, May 15, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by E. Westervelt and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Eleanor Hutton Rand and George C. Rand. It is dated May 15, 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper, 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: 49.5 x 99.1 cm (19 1/2 x 39 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 520-1A/1/2"=1'0"/RAND, WESTERVELT/ 5/15/34/. 5/21/34, 3/ 8/14/34, 8/14/34, 4; inscribed in graphite, upper right: DINING ROOM/AND KITCHEN/ KITCHEN/PARTITION BY LANDLORD/LAVATORY " "/KITCHEN EQUIPMENT BY OWNER/STOVE & REFRIGERATOR BY OWNER/NEW CLOSET, DOOR & TRIM/BY THIS CONTRACTOR ALSO/WIRING & REMOVAL; inscribed to the right: SCHEDULE: (Dining Rm) New linoleum floor/New Glass Brick Screen (Structural Glass Company/OLID Block (?)/New Mirror Aluminum Frame/Patching of entrance to Living Rm./New Base Outlet/, WITCHES ETC./New Metal Doors and Frames (Glazed with Pittsburgh Magnalite)/New Rad Plaster enclosure & cornice over door/New Hardware/Remove plaster cornice; lower right: NOTE: SEE REVISED DRAWING OF KITCHEN; dimensions, materials, and instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Kitchen and Dining Room Layout, May 15, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite; H x W: 49.5 x 99.1 cm (19 1/2 x 39 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-533

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