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1934

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1975

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2020

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Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bedroom/Dressing Room, May 20, 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 20, 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: 63.5 x 81.3 cm (25 x 32 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, upper center: BEDROOM [bed circled]/STUDIO 46 WASHINGTON MEWS; inscribed in office stamp, lower right: 520-6/ 1/2"=1'0"/ RAND, E.D.S./ 5/20/34, 5/21/34, 3/ 8/14/34 / 8/30/34, 8/14/34, 4/ 8/30, 4; inscribed schedule at center right: SCHEDULE/ WOOD SHELVING & TRAYS HARDWOOD FOR PAINTING/SHEET ROCK FURRING WHERE INDICATED/2 FLUSH PANELS DOORS. BUCKS & TRIM/WOOD POLES IN CLOSETS/NEW LAVATORY INSTALLED/NEW MEDICINE CABINET & GLASS SHELVING/MIRROR, RADIATOR ENCLOSURE/WIRING FOR OUTLETS AT MIRROR & MED. CABINET/WIRING FOR BASE OUTLETS & CLOSET OUTLETS/STOCK HARDWARE (RUSSELL & IRWIN)/SLIDING WOOD DOORS/WALL SAFE (YORK SAFE& LOCK CO. # 531)/GLASS PARTITION/REMOVE PRESENT RADIATOR AND RELOCATE NEW RAD.

Cite this object as

Drawing, George C. and Eleanor Hutton Rand Apartment: Bedroom/Dressing Room, May 20, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; H x W: 63.5 x 81.3 cm (25 x 32 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-537

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